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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS081-727-89 Date: Jan. 1997
Geographic Region: TURKEY

STS081-727-089 Bey Mountains, Antalya, Turkey January 1997
The rugged landscape of southwestern Turkey can be seen in this west-looking view. The ancient coastal city of Antalya, founded in 150 BC, is visible in the lower left portion of the image. Located on the Gulf of Antalya, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea, Antalya is a seaport and a major commercial center for the southwestern part of Turkey. The city's industries include shipbuilding and repair, and textiles. West of Antalya are the rugged Bey Mountains. The mountains reach elevations exceeding 9000 feet (2745 meters). Chrome and Manganese are extracted from the Bey Mountains. Numerous lakes are visible along the right portion of the image. From top right to bottom right are Lake Salda, Lake Aci, Lake Burdur, and Lake Edridir.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 368k
Mission: STS081  
Roll - Frame: 727 - 89
Geographical Name: TURKEY  
Features: ANTALYA, MTS., LAKES  
Center Lat x Lon: 37.0N x 31.0E
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: HO   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: SW   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: 63  
Date: 19970116   YYYYMMDD
Time: 074433   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 40.8N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 34.8E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 148   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 209   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 22   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: SEA, LAKE, GULF  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: URBAN AREA  
City Views: ANTALYA  

Photo is not associated with any sequences

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