STS069-733-100

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Spacecraft nadir point: 24.7° S, 53.2° W

Photo center point: 25.5° S, 54.5° W

Nadir to Photo Center: Southwest

Spacecraft Altitude: 185 nautical miles (343km)
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Image Caption: Igua'u River, Paran River, Itaipu Dam Forest preserve,
Southern Brazil/Argentina/Paraguay

This infrared nadir-looking view shows detail of the forest preserve
(red area) around one of South America's greatest tourist attractions,
the 200 foot Igua'u Falls (within the red forested area where the
river narrows abruptly). The large lake in S Brazil (right) is
impounded behind one of the largest damwalls in the world, the Itaip#
Dam