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Spacecraft nadir point: 28.7° N, 111.8° W

Photo center point: 28.5° N, 113.0° W

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Spacecraft Altitude: 173 nautical miles (320km)
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Image Caption: Sunglint on the surface of the Sea of Cortez near the island of Tiburon (28.5 N, 112.5W) reveals intricate patterns of internal waves under the placid surface. Mexico's state of Sonora and the Sonora Desert is on the mainland and the state of Baja California consists of the entire peninsula. The large bay on the Pacific side of Baja is Laguna Ojo de Libre (Bay of Whales) which is a breeding area for the Pacific Grey Whales.