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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS081-747-33 Date: Jan. 1997
Geographic Region: CROATIA

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  STS081-747-033 Brac Island, Croatia January 1997
The largest of the Dalmation Islands, Brac Island can be seen in this southwest-looking view. Brac Island covers an area of 152 square miles (394 square km) and is separated 12 miles (19 km) from the mainland by a channel. The island is mountainous and wooded. Vineyards in the valleys produce excellent wine. Fishing and fish canneries are important to the island's economy as are the marble and slate quarries and asphalt deposits. The island of Brac is also a popular vacation center with many summer resorts along the coast. A small portion of Hvar Island is visible in the upper left portion of the image. A section of the Dinaric Alps cover the bottom half of the image. The rugged coastal area has many bays and inlets and is a tourist region.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 354k
Mission: STS081  
Roll - Frame: 747 - 33
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
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
Water Views: SEA, BAY  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: MINING  
City Views:  
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