NASA Photo ID: STS050-84-013       File Name: 10065284.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 07/09/92
  Title: Center Pivot Irrigation Agriculture, Saudi Arabia
  Description:
  This enormous center pivot irrigated agricultural complex in Saudi Arabia
  (26.5N, 43.5E) is located about 250 miles northwest of the capital city of 
  Riyadh.  The darker circular fields are indicative of active growing crops  
  as contrasted to the lighter toned fields indicating that they are either 
  fallow or abandoned.  Other recognizable features include Wadi ar Rumah,
  the  cities of Buraydah, Unayzah and Ar Rassan and an airstrip at Gassim.                 
  
  Subject terms:
  AGRICULTURE                             
  CITIES                                  
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  IRRIGATION                              
  PIVOTS                                  
  SAUDI ARABIA                            
  STS-50                                  
  

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