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Spacecraft nadir point: 22.4° N, 30.7° E

Photo center point: 23.0° N, 32.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: East

Spacecraft Altitude: 172 nautical miles (319km)
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Image Caption:
STS026-46-006 - A tongue of silty flood water from the south is
making its way through Lake Nasser in this astronaut photograph
of Egypt. The leading edge of the muddy flood water can be seen
here at approximately 23! N, 32.5! E, still about 80 n. mi. south
of the Aswan Dam. Although very heavy summer rains occurred
along the Blue Nile in Ethiopia and the White Nile in Sudan, Lake
Nasser remains as low as it has been seen during the Space Shut-
tle era (1981-88). Large areas of lake bottom remain exposed as
white-to-gray rims around the arms of the lake, especially to-
wards the north.