NASA Photo ID: AS08-16-2593        File Name: 10074956.jpg
Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 12/22/68
Title: Entire Western Hemisphere visible from Apollo 8 spacecraft
Description:
A striking view from the Apollo 8 spacecraft showing nearly the entire 
Western Hemisphere, from the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, including 
nearby Newfoundland, extending to Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of 
South America. Central America is clearly outlined. Nearly all of South 
America is covered by clouds, except the high Andes Mountain chain along
the  west coast. A small portion of the bulge of west Africa shows along
the  sunset terminator.               
Subject terms:
APOLLO 8                                
APOLLO PROJECT                          
CENTRAL AMERICA                         
EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
NORTH AMERICA                           
ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
PHOTOGRAPHY                             
SOUTH AMERICA                           

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