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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS080-711-5 Date: Nov. 1996
Geographic Region: SINGAPORE

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  STS080-711-005 Singapore November 1996
The city of Singapore (center of image), which now encompasses the whole island of Singapore, can be seen in this northeast-looking view. Singapore, which also means "Lion City," has a large natural harbor and is strategically located on the southern tip of the Malaysian Peninsula between the Strait of Malacca to the west (extreme bottom left of the image), and the South China Sea to the east (not visible on image). Singapore is one of the world's busiest port, a leading financial center, and a major supplier of electronics components. The city also has oil refineries and major shipbuilding and ship repair facilities. Singapore Island, once heavily forested, is low lying and is composed of a granitic core surrounded by sedimentary lowlands. The coast has many inlets and there are extensive mangrove swamps. The Malaysian city of Johor Baharu, a major trading center for rubber and tropical products, is visible just to the north of Singapore across the Johore Strait.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 457k
Mission: STS080  
Roll - Frame: 711 - 5
Geographical Name: SINGAPORE  
Center Lat x Lon: 1.5N x 103.5E
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: 7   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: N   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: 5  
Date: 19961120   YYYYMMDD
Time: 014334   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 1.1N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 103.6E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 117   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 190   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 40   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Land Views: ISLAND  
Water Views: STRAIT, SHIP WAKE  
Atmosphere Views:  
City Views:  
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