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Spacecraft nadir point: 43.2° N, 50.9° E

Photo center point: 41.5° N, 53.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: Southeast

Spacecraft Altitude: 163 nautical miles (302km)
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Image Caption: STS028-84-007 Kaliv Kara-Bogaz-Gol Kaliv Kara-Bogaz-Gol, an embayment
on the eastern shore of the Caspian, is very sensitive to sea level
fluctuations. This photograph (taken in 1989), demonstrates the low
water levels that were prevalent thoughout the 1980s. The
paleoshorelines are well displayed on this photograph. Roads
connecting oil fields show up as linears (arrows). W21