STS050-112-69

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Spacecraft nadir point: 26.7° S, 62.8° W

Photo center point: 32.0° S, 59.5° W

Nadir to Photo Center: Southeast

Spacecraft Altitude: 165 nautical miles (306km)
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Image Caption: This southeast looking view shows the lower Parana River (32.0S, 59.5W) of central Argentina with floodwaters obscuring most of the valley bottom detail. The rain swollen lower 300 km of the river, that displaced some 200,000 people, even appears as an arm of the ocean. Uruguay is visible at top left and cities appear as small white patches. Buenos Aires, South America's largest city, can be seen on the south shore of Rio de la Plata.