NASA Photo ID: STS054-151-015      File Name: 10065484.jpg
  Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 01/19/92
  Title: Makgadikgadi Salt Pan, Botswana, Africa
  Description:
  The Makgadikgadi Salt Pan of Botswana, an ancient lake bed, (19.0S, 26.0E)
  is  one of the largest features in Botswana visible from orbit.  Any water
  that  spills out of the Okavango Swamplands flows into the Makagadikgadi
  where it  evaporates.  An ancient beach line can be seen as a smooth line
  around the  west side of the pan and to the south, the Orapa diamond mine
  is seen as a  small rectangle.  Far to the east, can be seen the Great Dike
  of Zimbabwe.                
  Subject terms:
  AFRICA                                  
  BOTSWANA                                
  DESERTS                                 
  DIAMONDS                                
  EARTH LIMB                              
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  EXTINCT LAKES                           
  FLATS (LANDFORMS)                       
  MINES                                   
  STS-54                                  
  

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