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Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (MIIGAiK); caption by Don Mitchell
Zond 7 shot 35 pictures with its SKD camera and 300 mm objective, on 5.6 by 5.6-centimeter frames of color and panchromatic film.
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Original image data dated on or about August 9, 1969
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