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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS077-703-25 Date: May 1996
Geographic Region: BALEARIC ISLANDS

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  STS077-703-025 Balearic Islands, Spain May 1996
The Balearic Islands off the east coast of Spain in the western Mediterranean Sea are featured in this west-looking, low-oblique photograph. The islands, a major tourist area noted for its picturesque scenery and mild climate, also produce fruit, wine, grain, and olive oil. Cattle raising and fishing are also major industries. Majorca, famous for many prehistoric monuments, is the largest of the Balearic Islands. On the west and northwest sides of the island lie the Sierra de Alfabia Mountains, rising to an altitude of 4739 feet (1445 meters). The south and east portions of the island consist of gently rolling and very fertile terrain. The Gulf of Valencia and portions of eastern Spain are visible in the top quarter of the photograph.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 85k
Mission: STS077  
Roll - Frame: 703 - 25
Geographical Name: BALEARIC ISLANDS  
Center Lat x Lon: 39.5N x 2.0E
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: HO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 100  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: W   The direction from the nadir to the center point, N=North, S=South, E=East, W=West
Stereo?: N   Y=Yes there is an adjacent picture of the same area, N=No there isn't
Orbit Number: 62  
Date: 19960523   YYYYMMDD
Time: 061951   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 39.0N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 8.4E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 82   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 153   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 24   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: SEA  
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