What Is That Bright Orange Line?

That, Neatoramanauts, is the 2,065 miles-long border fence between India and Pakistan:

A striking feature is the line of lights, with a distinctly orange hue, snaking across the center of the image. It appears to be more continuous and brighter than most highways in the view. This is the fenced and floodlit border zone between India and Pakistan. The fence is designed to discourage smuggling and arms trafficking. A similar fenced zone separates India’s eastern border from Bangladesh (not visible).

The photo was taken by the crew at the International Space Station: Link - via TYWKIWDBI

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