|NASA Photo ID||STS006-45-97|
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|5017: Kodak, natural color positive, Ektachrome, X Professional, ASA 64, standard base|
Image Caption: This beautiful photograph from space shows the contrast between islands, clouds, shallow water and deep water of the Bahamas (25.0N, 76.5E). The Bahama Islands of Nassau (the smaller island) and Eleuthera are at the edge of the Bahama Bank where the water is shallow revealing the bottom in pale blue detail contrasted to the dark depths of the Exuma Sound where the bottom is over a thousand feet deep.