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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS51B-44-52 Date: na 1985
Geographic Region: JAPAN
Feature: SHIKOKU

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  STS51B-44-0052 Skikoku Island, Japan May 1985
The smallest of the four main islands of Japan, most of eastern half of Skikoku Island can be seen in this south-southeast-looking low-oblique view. Skikoku is separated from the islands of Honshu and Kyushv by the Inland Sea (bottom left). The interior of the island is mountainous and heavily forested, and is drained by many rivers, including the Yoshimo, which sits in a large rift or fault valley (bottom center to center left). Flat regions along the coasts and in the river valleys are densely settled with agriculture or urban developments.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 107k
Mission: STS51B  
Roll - Frame: 44 - 52
Geographical Name: JAPAN  
Features: SHIKOKU  
Center Lat x Lon: 33.5N x 134.0E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 30
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: NV   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
Nadir to Photo Center Direction:   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: 23  
 
Date: 1985____   YYYYMMDD
Time:   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth:   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude:   nautical miles
Sun Elevation:   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND, FAULT, MOUNTAIN  
Water Views: SEA, STRAIT, RIVER  
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