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Southern Africa from space. North is at top. The Atlantic Ocean (left) Indian Ocean (right) and Southern Ocean (bottom) boarder the southern tip of the African continent (brown). South Africa (upper right) has its capital, Cape Town, situated at the bottom tip of the continent, known as the Cape of Good Hope. Photographed by the crew of the Apollo 17 mission of 1972 (7-19 December), en route to the final manned lunar landing mission.
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