ISS006-E-44123

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Spacecraft nadir point: 31.4° N, 106.0° W

Photo center point: 32.0° N, 106.5° W

Nadir to Photo Center: Northwest

Spacecraft Altitude: 210 nautical miles (389km)
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Image Caption: Lights across the border: Ciudad Juarez, across the US-Mexico border from El Paso, Texas, supports at least 1,300,000 people. On the U.S. side of the Rio Grande, El Paso is marked by the brightly-lit Interstate Highway I-10 that cuts across the city. Although the area of El Paso, with an estimated population of slightly more than 600,000 is roughly on the order of the area of built-up Ciudad Juarez, the density of settlement evidenced by the distribution of lights, is much less.