National Geographic : 1966 Apr
NASA FKTACHROMESRY FRANKRORMAN (LEFT AND LOWER) AND JAMES A. LOVELL. JR. nws St. Johns River forms a broad path in oA B the low-lying region of northern Florida k before narrowing at Jacksonville. South S Austine ward, the inlet at St. Augustine appears as GULFA a tiny notch in the coast. Gemini pictures eare the clearest yet made from space. Island of Socotra, source of myrrh, frankincense, and dragon's blood resin of the dragon tree-covers 1,400 square miles, about the size of Rhode Island. This view from G-7, 185 miles high, looks southwest. Islands at top center, The Brothers, lie between Socotra and the African coast. For this and most of their earth photographs, Borman and Lovell used an 80mm lens and a basic exposure of 1/250 at f11.