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Spacecraft nadir point: 18.1° S, 45.4° E

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Spacecraft Altitude: 166 nautical miles (307km)
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Image Caption: Once covered with thick, green tropical foliage, the island of Madagascar now rates as one of the world's most man-devastated lands. With huge amounts of its forests cleared, vast quantities of eroded soil pour into the Betsiboka Estuary, clogging the river's path to the Indian Ocean.