NASA Photo ID: STS066-113-033      File Name: 20179324.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 11/14/94
  Title: Swiss Alps, Switzerland as seen from STS-66 Atlantis
  Description:
  An oblique view looking northeast along the Alps Mountain System of south
  central Europe. This system forms a wide, curving arc along the borders of
  northern Italy and adjacent regions of southeast France, Switzerland, and
  southern West Germany. This view taken by the STS-66 crew in November,
  1994, and shows the permanently snowcapped peaks of the Swiss and Pennine
  Alps. The Rhone River Valley in Switzerland can be seen as curved inverted
  "L" near the center of the photograph. To the right and below the Rhone
  River Valley are the Pennine Alps located in northern Italy. The numerous
  contrails indicate the heavy air traffic in this region of Europe.
  
  Subject terms:
  ALPS MOUNTAINS (EUROPE)                 
  ATLANTIS (ORBITER)                      
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  FRANCE                                  
  ITALY                                   
  SNOW                                    
  STS-66                                  
  SWITZERLAND                             
  VALLEYS                                 
  

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