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Spacecraft nadir point: 44.6° N, 78.6° E

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Spacecraft Altitude: 170 nautical miles (315km)
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Image Caption:
STS047-108-74 and 108-77 These two frames taken from a series of
color infrared photos dramatically show how intensive agriculture
is practiced in a semiarid area of extreme southeast Kazakhstan
(formerly part of USSR). The Karatal River can be seen flowing
into the eastern third of Lake Balkhash.