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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS073-722-51 Date: Oct. 1995
Geographic Region: GREECE

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  STS073-722-051 Lesbos Island, Greece September 1995
This low-oblique, north-looking photograph captures Lesbos (Lésvos), the largest of the Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. Lesbos, with a rather hilly terrain, extremely fertile soils, and a mild climate, covers 630 square miles (1630 square kilometers) off the northwest coast of Turkey. Vast olive groves, numerous vineyards, citrus trees, and wheat crops are scattered throughout the island. Other industries include fishing (sardines), oil refining, soap production, livestock raising, and marble quarrying. Mitilíni, the chief city, is located on the island's southeast coast (barely discernible in the photograph). Visible near the center of the photograph is the Gulf of Kallonís. Lesbos was the center of the Bronze Age and the cultural center of Greek civilization in the seventh century B.C.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 97k
Mission: STS073  
Roll - Frame: 722 - 51
Geographical Name: GREECE  
Features: LESVOS I., SALT PANS, MTS.  
Center Lat x Lon: 39.0N x 26.0E
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: 37   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
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: 14  
Date: 19951021   YYYYMMDD
Time: 093603   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 39.2N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 27.8E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 174   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 146   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 40   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: BAY, SEA  
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