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Spacecraft nadir point: 18.7° S, 28.2° E

Photo center point: 21.0° S, 28.0° E

Nadir to Photo Center: South

Spacecraft Altitude: 228 nautical miles (422km)
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Image Caption:
Kariba Lake

Although the geometrical relationships are distorted at the mar-
gins of this scene, this pair of 40 mm photographs include all of
western Zimbabwe and southern Zambia. Kariba Lake (1) was flood-
ed in the late 1950's by damming the Zambezi River, and resulted
in the rescue and relocation of thousands of game animals to the
new shoreline. The drier savannah of west Zimbabwe and Zambia
(2) is easily distinguished from the wetter plateau of central
Zimbabwe (3). The various land uses are also identifiable.
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