STS51G-34-17
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Spacecraft nadir point: 13.5° S, 38.2° E

Photo center point: 10.5° S, 34.5° E

Nadir to Photo Center: Northwest

Spacecraft Altitude: 193 nautical miles (357km)
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Image Caption: STS51G-34-017 Northern Lake Malawi The northern half of 700- km long
Lake Malawi appears center in this NW-looking view. The broad
alignment of the East African Rift changes from N- S (Lake Malawi) to
NW-SE (Lake Rukwa, top center). Lake Tanganyika appears extreme top.
Malawi lies under cloud on the far side (west side) of Lake Malawi
with Zambia beyond. Tanzania lies in the foreground and along the
right side of the view where bush fires can be seen.