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Spacecraft nadir point: 42.6° N, 70.2° W

Photo center point: 42.0° N, 70.5° W

Nadir to Photo Center: South

Spacecraft Altitude: 126 nautical miles (233km)
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Image Caption: Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA (42.0N, 70.5W) is a national seashore recreation area with many fine resorts and summer estate homes. Geologically, the cape is a deposit of earth and stone called a terminal moraine, left by the great Pleistocene glaciers of about 20,000 years ago. The through canal at the base of the cape is a manmade feature for waterborne traffic and is part of the Intercoastal Canal network. The cape actually begins south of the canal.