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File Name: LifeOfTheSaltonSeaORG-The-Salton-Sea-viewed-from-Apollo-9-spacecraft-03-11-1969-1K.jpg
Caption: The Salton Sea as viewed from space, taken on March 11, 1969 from inside the command module of the NASA Apollo 9 spacecraft (Gumdrop)
File Size: 698961 Bytes ( Windows Binary Calculated Size: 682 KB, Linux Decimal Calculated Size: 699 KiB )
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Alternative Text ( ALT ): LifeOfTheSaltonSea.org - This is a photograph of the Salton Sea and surrounding areas, including the Imperial Valley, Coachella Valley, Laguna Salada, Southern California in the United States, Mexico, and the Pacific Ocean. It was taken from inside the command module of the NASA Apollo 9 spacecraft (nicknamed Gumdrop) on March 11, 1969 as part of a project studying geologic elements of Earth as viewed from Space. This image, along with several others, were used to study the fault lines in Southern California and northern Mexico.
Image on Timeline Event: https://lifeofthesaltonsea.org/ancient-history