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Spacecraft nadir point: 20.3° S, 65.4° W

Photo center point: 19.5° S, 68.0° W

Nadir to Photo Center: West

Spacecraft Altitude: 159 nautical miles (294km)
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Image Caption: Simultaneous color and infra-red views

Dust rises on the plains due west of Bolivia's Lago Poopo in the central Andes. It is thick enough to be detected even on CIR film which tends to "see through" thin dust haze. These plumes merge into a wide pall which then banks up against a topographic barrier (right, CIR photo, over). The trajectory of this pall (050deg.) is directly towards Rondonia, the region of intensive deforestation in Brazil