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Morocco and Spain (NASA, International Space Station, 12/31/11) | by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
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Morocco and Spain (NASA, International Space Station, 12/31/11)

This high oblique panorama shows Morocco and Spain as photographed by the Expedition 30 crew members aboard the International Space Station. The Atlantic Ocean, Straits of Gibraltar and Alboran Sea (the westernmost portion of the Mediterranean Sea) separate Spain on the right from Morocco on the left. Algeciras Harbor is the prominent notch cut out of the eastern end of the north shore of the Strait. A Russian spacecraft, docked to the orbital outpost, is in the upper left corner.

 

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Taken on December 31, 2011