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STS026-39-90
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Spacecraft nadir point: 14.3° N, 15.3° E

Photo center point: 13.0° N, 14.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: Southwest

Spacecraft Altitude: 167 nautical miles (309km)
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Image Caption:
Lake Chad, September 1988 T15

Compare the size and shape of the lake and the extent of the sand
dune islands with earlier photo-graphs (1984) as the water level
continues to lower. The sun glint on the water allows easy iden-
tification of the lake shoreline. (S26-39-090)