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Spacecraft nadir point: 37.0° N, 80.4° W

Photo center point: 37.5° N, 83.0° W

Nadir to Photo Center: West

Spacecraft Altitude: 142 nautical miles (263km)
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Image Caption: Fog over the Namib desert
Lets look at some different types of weather phenomena.
Fog or low stratus is moving over the coastal regions of the
Namib desert. The fog is caused by the cold upwelled water
along the African coast and is usually the only moisture
that the Namib desert receives for, sometimes, over a period
of years.