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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS059-223-65 Date: Apr. 1994
Geographic Region: SWEDEN

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  STS059-223-065 Southern Sweden April 1994
Southern Sweden, with its plethora of lakes, is visible in this west-looking, high-oblique photograph. The lakes were created when the continental glaciers scoured this area and then receded, allowing the countless depressions to fill with water. In addition to numerous smaller lakes that are generally aligned in a north-south orientation, two large lakes--larger Lake Vänern and Lake Vättern--can be seen toward the northern edge of the photograph. The dark green area inland from the coast is forested lands. A small part of the Baltic Sea is pictured off the southeast coast of Sweden, and the Skagerrak and Kattegat, the waterway entrance into the Baltic Sea, are shown off the southwest coast of Sweden. Although no specific details can be ascertained at this scale, the four main landforms of Denmark (viewing west to east)--a peninsula (Jylland) and three islands (Fyn, Sjelland, and Lolland)--can be seen along the southern edge of the photograph.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 77k
Mission: STS059  
Roll - Frame: 223 - 65
Geographical Name: SWEDEN  
Center Lat x Lon: 56.0N x 17.0E
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: HO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 40  
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: 144  
Date: 19940418   YYYYMMDD
Time: 065923   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 56.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 17.1E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 111   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 112   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 27   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: FOREST  
Water Views: LAKE, STRAIT  
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