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Spacecraft nadir point: 2.9° S, 93.3° W

Photo center point: 0.5° S, 91.5° W

Nadir to Photo Center: Northeast

Spacecraft Altitude: 214 nautical miles (396km)
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Image Caption: La Cumbre volcano on Fernandina Island is the most active volcano on the Galapagos, erupting most recently in 1995. The volcano rises 1495 m from sea level. This photo was taken by the Expedition 5 crew aboard the International Space Station. The scene provides a detailed view of the 850-m-deep summit caldera. The dark flows in the middle of the caldera floor were erupted in 1991. Today, these flows are partly covered by dark green vegetation.