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Spacecraft nadir point: 36.4° N, 66.3° E

Photo center point: 37.0° N, 70.0° E

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Spacecraft Altitude: 125 nautical miles (231km)
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Image Caption: STS41G-41-104 The Pamirs The Pamirs are visible in this oblique
east-looking view. Lake Karakol (1) is visible toward the upper center
of the view. The Vokhsh River Valley (2) can be seen as the river
flows southeastward and meets the Amu Dar'ya River at the bottom left
of the view. The Pamirs form a geologic structural knot from which the
great Tien Shan, Karakorum, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush Mountain systems
radiate. The Pamirs are snow-capped thoughout the year with many peaks
rising to over 6100 meters.