NASA Photo ID: STS052-151-208      File Name: 10065354.jpg
  Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 11/01/92
  Title: Oil Slicks, Gulf of Aden
  Description:
  In this view of the Gulf of Aden, and the coast of north Yemen (13.5N,
  48.0E)  the sunglint pattern clearly delineates oil on the water surface as
  bright  streaks relative to the surrounding water.  The oil is most likely
  the result  of oil tanker ships flushing their tanks as they transit the
  gulf.  Once  formed, the oil slicks are pushed around by the combined
  effects of wind and   currents as can be seen in the deformations of the
  long offshore oil streak.                 
  Subject terms:
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  GULFS                                   
  OCEANS                                  
  OIL POLLUTION                           
  OIL SLICKS                              
  STS-52                                  
  TANKER SHIPS                            
  WATER POLLUTION                         
  YEMEN                                   
  

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