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Gulf of Fonseca, Pacifica coast of Central America as seen from Apollo 9

Gulf of Fonseca, on the Pacific coast of Central America, as photographed from the Apollo 9 spacecraft during its earth-orbital mission. The Gulf is shared by the nations of El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. The prominent volcano on the peninsula in Nicaragua is Volcan Cosiguina.

Catalog Date: 12 March 1969
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS09-19-3019

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