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Spacecraft nadir point: 10.8° S, 44.2° E

Photo center point: 12.0° S, 40.5° E

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Spacecraft Altitude: 196 nautical miles (363km)
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Image Caption: This rare depiction of the physical interactions of air land and sea in cloud formation was seen over Mozambique (12.0S, 40.5E). Moist low air, heated as it moves over land, rises and forms clouds. Even the coastal islands have enough heat to initiate the process. Once begun, the circulation is dynamic and the descending motion suppresses cloud formation on either side of the cloud stream. As clouds move inland, they rise to follow the land upslope.