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Coastal Contours

satellite image of the coastline of Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Town and the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, appear in the foreground of this perspective view, which was generated from a Landsat satellite image and elevation data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). The city center is located at Table Bay (lower left), adjacent to Table Mountain, a 3,563-foot (1,086-meter) tall sandstone and granite natural landmark. (Image credit: NASA/JPL/NIMA)

Cape Town and the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, appear in the foreground of this perspective view, which was generated from a Landsat satellite image and elevation data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). The city center is located at Table Bay (lower left), adjacent to Table Mountain, a 3,563-foot (1,086-meter) tall sandstone and granite natural landmark.

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