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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS066-80-11 Date: Nov. 1994
Geographic Region: MALAYSIA
Feature: PENINSULA, FIELD PATTERNS

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  STS066-080-011 Sabah, Malaysia November 1994
The color infrared image (green vegetation is portrayed as shades of red) dramatically shows where development has and is occurring on this northeast peninsula of Sabah, the second largest state of Malaysia (located on the island of Borneo). The Sulu (northeast) and Celebes (east) Seas separate this peninsula from several of the Philippine islands that are located east of Borneo. The darker terrain (deeper reds bottom half of image) shows a mixture of relatively flat, swampy, densely vegetated landscape along the north coast of the peninsula; while low, rainforest covered mountains are visible near the lower right corner of the image. The lighter shades of red indicate where agricultural plantations have replaced the rainforests. The widely scattered, grayish-looking areas show where the land has been recently cleared, either for agricultural purposes or mining activities.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 323k
Mission: STS066  
Roll - Frame: 80 - 11
Geographical Name: MALAYSIA  
Features: PENINSULA, FIELD PATTERNS  
Center Lat x Lon: 5.0N x 119.0E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 0
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 12   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 117  
 
Date: 19941110   YYYYMMDD
Time: 235234   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 5.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 119.5E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 113   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 158   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 28   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PENINSULA, FOREST  
Water Views: SEA, SWAMP  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: AGRICULTURE  
City Views:  
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