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Egypt's Lake Nasser comes second on NASA's Best Astronaut Photos of 2016

The slideshow video shows 16 pictures all taken from the space station's windows by astronauts of some of the most beautiful sites all over the world

Ahram Online , Friday 6 Jan 2017
Lake Nasser
Lake Nasser is the lake created by the Aswan Dam. Lake Nasser is currently the largest man-made lake in the world, sizing in at 51,000 sq miles (Photo: asawndam.weebly.com)
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The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has released a video of the best 16 space images of 2016, with Egypt's Lake Nasser coming in second place after the city of Dubai.

The slideshow video shows 16 pictures all taken from the space station's windows by astronauts of some of the most beautiful sites all over the world.

The video also includes Lake Urmia in Iran, Mount Fuji in Japan, Santorini Island in Greece, and Itaparica reservoir Brazil.

Lake Nasser is a vast reservoir in southern Egypt's ancient city of Aswan and one of the largest man-made lakes in the world.

 


 

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