NASA Photo ID: STS050-112-060      File Name: 10065286.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 07/09/92
  Title: Panoramic View of the Andes Mountains, Chile and Argentina
  Description:
  This panoramic view of the Andes Mountains of Chile and Argentina (24.5S, 
  69.5W) is dominated by the yellows and browns of the coastal Atacama Desert 
  and the full width of the Andes altiplano, about 300 miles.  Winter snow
  can  be seen capping the 22,000 to 23,000 ft. peaks of the Andes.  Wisps of
  cirrus  clouds lie over the altiplano and offshore fog obscures the coast. 
  In the  distance, the low Chaco Plain appears green with pastures and
  agriculture.                  
  Subject terms:
  ANDES MOUNTAINS (SOUTH AMERICA)         
  DESERTS                                 
  EARTH LIMB                              
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  EXTINCT LAKES                           
  FORESTS                                 
  MOUNTAINS                               
  STS-50                                  
  

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