NASA Photo ID: STS066-110-041      File Name: 20179067.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 11/14/94
  Title: Cairo, Egypt/Nile River viewed from STS-66 Atlantis
  This close-up view of the intensively cultivated Nile River flood plain
  near Cairo presents a sharp color contrast to the virtually non-vegetated,
  sandy desert, located to the west of the vegetated area. Some rectangular
  cultivated field patterns, as well as circular center pivot irrigation
  patterns, can be observed northwest of the Nile River flood plain. The
  world famous Giza Pyramids are located near the center of this photography
  (see highly reflective sand surfaces).
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  ATLANTIS (ORBITER)                      

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