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written by Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
This Astronomy Picture of the Day depicts the Himalayan mountain range in Nepal.  The photograph was taken from the International Space Station.  Links provide background information about Skylab, the Himalayas, and plate tectonics.
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: Provided as a service of: LHEA at NASA/ GSFC & Michigan Tech. U.
Keywords: Himalayan, image, mountains, photograph, space station
Record Creator: Metadata instance created May 27, 2008 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Apr 21, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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December 26, 2001
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R. Nemiroff and J. Bonnell, , WWW Document, (http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap011226.html).
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R. Nemiroff and J. Bonnell, APOD: Himalayan Horizon from Space, , <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap011226.html>.
APA Format
Nemiroff, R., & Bonnell, J. (2001, December 26). APOD: Himalayan Horizon from Space. Retrieved October 23, 2014, from http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap011226.html
Chicago Format
Nemiroff, Robert, and Jerry Bonnell. APOD: Himalayan Horizon from Space. December 26, 2001. http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap011226.html (accessed 23 October 2014).
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Nemiroff, Robert, and Jerry Bonnell. APOD: Himalayan Horizon from Space. 26 Dec. 2001. 23 Oct. 2014 <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap011226.html>.
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