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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS066-101-39 Date: Nov. 1994
Geographic Region: GREECE

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  STS066-101-039 Levkas Island, Ambracian Bay, Greece November, 1994
The Ambracian Bay, an inlet of the Ionian Sea (bottom left) can be seen in this northeast-looking view. The bay, sometimes referred to as a gulf, is 25 miles 40 km) long and from 4 to 10 miles (6 to 16 km) wide. On the shores of Ambracian Bay are the ruins of several cities important to ancient Greece. Levkas (Leucas) Island is visible in the lower left quadrant of the image. Levkas Island is a mountainous island that covers an area of 115 square miles (300 square km). Olive oil, wine, and tobacco are produced on the island. Covering almost a third of the top portion of the image is the western half of the Pindus Mountains. The Pindus, trending northwest to southeast are a continuation of the Dinaric Alps, but are made up of reduced limestone content compared to the range further to the north. Extending for 100 miles (160 km), the sparsely populated, rugged range is rich in timber. Lake Takhniti, a recreational lake, is discernible in the upper right portion of the image. Ithaki Island is visible near the bottom right of the image.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 335k
Mission: STS066  
Roll - Frame: 101 - 39
Geographical Name: GREECE  
Center Lat x Lon: 38.5N x 21.0E
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: 39   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NE   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: 44  
Date: 19941106   YYYYMMDD
Time: 100020   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 37.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 19.2E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 172   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 162   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 37   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: BAY, LAKE, INLET  
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