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  Image: Geographic Location Direction Photo #: STS078-740-76 Date: Jul. 1996
Geographic Region: TURKEY

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  STS078-740-076 Taurus Mountains, Turkey June 1996
Stretching 350 miles (565 km) roughly paralleling the Mediterranean Coast of Southern Turkey, this nadir-looking view shows a small portion of the rugged Taurus Mountains. The Taurus Mountains form the southern border of the Anatolian Plateau. Karst (limestone) topography and deeply eroded surfaces are abundant in this particular area, with numerous underground channels, caves, sinkholes, and springs. Population is sparse in the area. Elevations in this particular scene range to over 7500 feet (2288 meters). The Taurus Mountains have important chromium deposits and other minerals.
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Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 383k
Mission: STS078  
Roll - Frame: 740 - 76
Geographical Name: TURKEY  
Features: GOKSU R., KARST, TOROS RA.  
Center Lat x Lon: 36.5N x 33.5E
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: 8   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: E   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: 219  
Date: 19960704   YYYYMMDD
Time: 051220   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 36.4N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 33.2E  
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: 139   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 29   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
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