STS100-713-64

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Spacecraft nadir point: 41.3° N, 13.2° E

Photo center point: 37.0° N, 14.0° E

Nadir to Photo Center: South

Spacecraft Altitude: 205 nautical miles (380km)
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Image Caption: The southerly-looking view shows the triangular-shaped island of Sicily. With only very limited coastal plains the island's topography consists of rugged hills and low mountains. Snow capped Mt. Etna, one of the world's most instrumented volcanoes, is visible near the northeast point of the island. Two other distinctive features in this image are the lighter-colored zone of suspended sediment in the water along the southern coast and, in the distance, the smaller islands of Malta.