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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS056-79-38 Date: Apr. 1993
Geographic Region: GREECE
Feature: KHALKIDHIKI PEN., LAKES

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  STS056-079-038 Chalcidice Peninsula, Greece April 1993
The rugged Chalcidice (Khalkidhiki) Peninsula of northeast Greece projects into the Aegean Sea (bottom left of image) in this west looking view. The peninsula lies between the Strymonic Gulf to the east (right) and the Gulf of Salonika to the west (left). Although the Chalcidice Peninsula is largely mountainous and dry, agricultural products include olive oil, wine, wheat, and tobacco. In ancient times, the peninsula was famous for its timber. The main peninsula terminates in three more narrow peninsulas: Acte (west), Sithonia (center), and Kassandra (east). Lake Koronia is visible near the center of the image. The smaller lake west of Lake Koronia is Lake Bolbe. Thasos Island is visible under scattered clouds at the lower right portion of the image.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 308k
Mission: STS056  
Roll - Frame: 79 - 38
Geographical Name: GREECE  
Features: KHALKIDHIKI PEN., LAKES  
Center Lat x Lon: 40.5N x 23.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 5
 
Camera: HB
 
Camera Tilt: 22   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
 
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: 33  
 
Date: 19930410   YYYYMMDD
Time: 061018   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 40.7N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 24.6E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 102   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 163   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 25   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: PENINSULA, ISLAND, MOUNTAIN, FAULT  
Water Views: SEA, LAKE, GULF  
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