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LOCATION Direction Photo #: NM23-776-843 Date: May 1997
Geographic Region: AUSTRIA
Feature: ALPS

NM23-776-843 Austrian Alps, Austria Winter/Spring 1997
The rugged mountainous terrain of south central Austria and northwest Slovenia is readily observable in this southwest-looking color infrared view of this section of the Alps. Snow covers the higher elevations (white areas), mainly 7000 feet (2134 meters) above sea level. The dark red colors, which dominate this scene, map the forested slopes (green vegetation) with the intervening valleys aligned in an east-west orientation. The lighter shades of red show the narrow valleys that separate the dominant mountainous landscape. The location of the Austrian city of Klagenfurt is visible (concentrated light colored area) near the center of the picture at the eastern end of Lake Worther (elongated, thin dark feature in the center of the image). Two other Austrian Lakes, Ossiacher (nearest Lake Worther) and Millstatter (towards bottom right corner) can be identified as dark, linear features. The Drau River Valley (varying width, light colored swath) can be traced diagonally from lower right to upper left corner of the image. A small section of the Save River Valley, including Ljubljana (capital city of Slovenia), can be identified (lighter shades of red) in the upper right quadrant of the scene.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 443k
Mission: NM23  
Roll - Frame: 776 - 843
Geographical Name: AUSTRIA  
Features: ALPS  
Center Lat x Lon: 45.5N x 14.5E
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   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SE   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: 999  
Date: 19970505   YYYYMMDD
Time: 091014   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 50.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 11.8E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 134   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 208   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 48   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: LAKE, RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views:  
City Views:  

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