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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS081-747-34 Date: Jan. 1997
Geographic Region: CROATIA
Feature: BRAC ISLAND

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  STS081-747-34 Brac And Hvar Islands, Croatia January 1997
Extending from the upper right of the image, the long, narrow Hvar Island is visible in this southwest-looking view. The mountainous island covers an area of 111 square miles (288 square kilometers) and is forested. Grapes, olives, figs, and dates are grown in the island valleys. Marble is quarried. Fishing and tourism round out the economy of the island. North of Hvar Island in the upper right portion of the image is Brac Island (reference STS81-747-33). The rugged Dinaric Alps and the Dalmation Coast cover the bottom portion of the image. The Dinaric Alps, with its barren karst formations, divide the Dalmation Coast from the Bosnia-Herzegovina interior. With a moderate climate, the coastal regions are tourist areas. The coastal area is both rocky and sandy and the water is crystal clear to great depths. The Dalmation Coast has many bays and inlets. Snow covers the higher peaks of the Dinaric Alps.
 
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 330k
Mission: STS081  
Roll - Frame: 747 - 34
Geographical Name: CROATIA  
Features: BRAC ISLAND  
Center Lat x Lon: 43.5N x 16.5E
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:   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
 
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:  
 
Date: 199701__   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, MOUNTAIN, COAST, FOREST  
Water Views: SEA, BAY, INLET  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: MINING  
City Views:  
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