Browse image
Resolutions offered for this image:
3904 x 3904 pixels 639 x 639 pixels 5700 x 6000 pixels 500 x 526 pixels 640 x 480 pixels
Cloud masks available for this image:

Spacecraft nadir point: 52.3° N, 173.4° W

Photo center point: 52.5° N, 173.5° W

Nadir to Photo Center: North

Spacecraft Altitude: 164 nautical miles (304km)
Click for Google map
Width Height Annotated Cropped Purpose Links
3904 pixels 3904 pixels No No Earth From Space collection Download Image
639 pixels 639 pixels No No Earth From Space collection Download Image
5700 pixels 6000 pixels No No Download Image
500 pixels 526 pixels No No Download Image
640 pixels 480 pixels No No Download Image
Other options available:
Download Packaged File
Download a Google Earth KML for this Image
View photo footprint information
Image Caption: STS056-071-031 Atka Island, Amlia Island, and Aleutian Islands, Alaska, U.S.A. April 1993
The oval, snow-covered northern peninsula of Atka Island, a cluster of severely eroded stratovolcanoes and caldera, is part of the Aleutian chain known as the Central Aleutian Islands. Korovin Volcano, near the northern edge of the island, has the highest elevation on the island [5030 feet (1533 meters)] and the most eruptive activity. Elongated, east-west-oriented Amlia Island to the east rises only 2100 feet (640 meters) at its highest elevation.