STS044-83-20

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Spacecraft nadir point: 15.7° S, 12.8° E

Photo center point: 17.0° S, 12.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: South

Spacecraft Altitude: 196 nautical miles (363km)
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STS044-83-020: NAMIB DESERT Fingerlike wind streaks are well
developed in the Namib Desert of southern Angola. These are pro-
duced by strong, hot winds, like the Santa Ana of California,
which blow from the plateau down onto the coast.