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STS047-77-90
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Spacecraft nadir point: 48.0° N, 87.9° E

Photo center point: 43.5° N, 89.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: South

Spacecraft Altitude: 169 nautical miles (313km)
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Image Caption:
STS047-77-090 DZUNGARIAN BASIN and LOP NOR DRY LAKE, Xinjiang
province (Sinkiang), NW China. The Dzungarian Basin appears in
the foreground of this south-looking view of arid northwest Chi-
na. The dry lake known as Lop Nor is the ear-shaped dry lake bed
in W China in the distance.

STS047-153-193, 151-026, 77-090 LOP NOR, Dry Lake, Sinkiang, W.
China. Lop Nor is the ear-shaped dry lake bed in W China near
the Chinese nuclear test site.