NASA Photo ID: STS040-152-180      File Name: 10064367.jpg
  Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 06/14/91
  Title: Southeastern Mediterranean Panorama
  Description:
  In this panorama view of the Southeastern Mediterranean (28.0N, 34.0E), the 
  Sinai Peninsula dominates this north looking oblique view.  Lying between
  two  great continents, historic Sinai separates Africa from Asia.  The
  Great Rift  Fault originates in southern Turkey, through the Jordan River
  Valley, and the  Gulf of Aqaba, the Red Sea and then into east Africa.  The
  atmospheric haze  seen throughout is thought to be  wind borne atmospheric
  dust.                
  Subject terms:
  AGRICULTURE                             
  CITIES                                  
  DELTAS                                  
  DESERTS                                 
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  GULFS                                   
  MEDITERRANEAN SEA                       
  MOUNTAINS                               
  OCEANS                                  
  PENINSULAS                              
  RIVERS                                  
  STS-40                                  
  

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