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LOCATION Direction Photo #: STS095-712-22 Date: Nov. 1998
Geographic Region: TAIWAN

STS095-712-022 Chungyang Mountains, Taiwan November 1998
A section of the rugged, steep sloped and densely forested Chungyang Mountains (dark, north-south aligned feature) can be identified in southern Taiwan. Maximum elevations in this section of the mountain range from slightly over 10000 feet (3048 meters) above sea level in the north (lower right) to less than 6000 feet (1830 meters) in the south (middle left edge). The southerly draining Peinan River Valley along the east coast (light-colored line-bottom center) and the southwesterly draining Chishan River (light-colored line-center of the image) can be traced through the mountainous terrain. The southwest coastal cities of Kaohsiung (upper left) and Tainan (upper center) can be seen through the hazy atmosphere that constantly plagues the highly industrialized and densely populated west coastal plain of Taiwan.

Images: All Available Images Low-Resolution 354k
Mission: STS095  
Roll - Frame: 712 - 22
Geographical Name: TAIWAN  
Center Lat x Lon: 23.0N x 120.5E
Film Exposure: N   N=Normal exposure, U=Under exposed, O=Over exposed, F=out of Focus
Percentage of Cloud Cover-CLDP: 15
Camera:: HB
Camera Tilt: 32   LO=Low Oblique, HO=High Oblique, NV=Near Vertical
Camera Focal Length: 250  
Nadir to Photo Center Direction: NW   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: 50  
Date: 19981102   YYYYMMDD
Time: 011552   GMT HHMMSS
Nadir Lat: 21.5N  
Latitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Nadir Lon: 123.2E  
Longitude of suborbital point of spacecraft
Sun Azimuth: 135   Clockwise angle in degrees from north to the sun measured at the nadir point
Space Craft Altitude: 294   nautical miles
Sun Elevation: 41   Angle in degrees between the horizon and the sun, measured at the nadir point
Water Views: RIVER  
Atmosphere Views:  
Man Made Views: POLLUTION  
City Views:  

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