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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS075-706-41 Date: Mar. 1996
Geographic Region: LESSER ANTILLES
Feature: BONAIRE ISLAND

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  STS075-706-41 Bonaire Island, Netherland Antilles March 1996
Located 50 miles (80 km) north of Venezuela, the semi-desert landscape of Bonaire Island can be seen in this south-looking view. The island of Bonaire lies on top of a volcanic ridge off the coast of South America. The island is 24 miles (39 km) long and is 3-7 miles (5 to 11 km) wide, and covers an area of 112 sq. miles (290 sq. km). The highest elevation of the island is Brandaris Hill at 784 feet (240 meters). The island is fringed with coral reefs. Tourism is one of the most important industries of the island along with the production of sisal and salt. Goats and sheep are also raised. Over 190 species of birds, including roseate flamingos, call Bonaire their home. Diving and snorkeling are two of the most popular recreational sport activities.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 244k
Mission: STS075  
Roll - Frame: 706 - 41
Geographical Name: LESSER ANTILLES  
Features: BONAIRE ISLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 12.0N x 68.5W
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: 21   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 128  
 
Date: 19960301   YYYYMMDD
Time: 193935   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 11.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 68.3W  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 249   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 157   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 43   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND, HILL  
Water Views: SEA  
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