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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS085-708-34 Date: Aug. 1997
Geographic Region: DENMARK
Feature: LOLLAND

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  STS085-708-034 Lolland, Denmark August 1997
Denmark’s unusually fragmented shape is shown in this near nadir look of several of the medium sized islands of eastern Denmark. While most of the 400 plus islands that make up Denmark are uninhabited, the medium sized islands (southern end of Zealand—bottom; Lolland—upper right; Falster—center; and Mon—lower left) shown in this picture display an extensive agricultural landscape. In addition to almost ideal topography (relatively flat to gently rolling hills) for most of the county, Denmark has a good climate and fertile soils. Over 60% of the open land is dominated by intensive agriculture. The favorable landscape is the result of glacial activity. The coastal areas around the islands are constantly changing as a result of erosion and shifting sands (notice the elongated, sandy-looking features off of the southern coast of Lolland). There are even sediment patterns (lighter colored water) in the shore off coastal waters.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 319k
Mission: STS085  
Roll - Frame: 708 - 34
Geographical Name: DENMARK  
Features: LOLLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 55.0N x 12.0E
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: 38   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 48  
 
Date: 19970810   YYYYMMDD
Time: 135150   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 53.9N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 13.7E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 235   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 158   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 41   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND  
Water Views: BAY  
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