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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS058-99-83 Date: Oct. 1993
Geographic Region: JAPAN
Feature: SHIKOKU, NIHAMA, ISLANDS

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  STS058-099-083 Shikoku Island, Japan October 1993
The most dramatic feature of this northwest-looking view of the Inland Sea is the diagonal line (abrupt color change) that shows the location of the westward extension of the Kii Fault as it continues along the northern coast of Shikoku Island. The dark-looking landscape south of the fault is the heavily forested steep sloped mountains that characterize almost 80 percent of Japan. By contrast, the lighter-colored terrain north of the fault includes a few urban areas as well as intensively cultivated fields where a variety of farm crops are produced on the limited coastal plains along the periphery of the Inland Sea.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 351k
Mission: STS058  
Roll - Frame: 99 - 83
Geographical Name: JAPAN  
Features: SHIKOKU, NIHAMA, ISLANDS  
Center Lat x Lon: 34.0N x 133.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 10
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 17   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: Y   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 136  
 
Date: 19931027   YYYYMMDD
Time: 014416   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 34.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 134.1E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 159   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 143   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 41   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FAULT, MOUNTAIN, PLAIN  
Water Views: SEA  
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