NASA Photo ID: STS066-125-005      File Name: 20180279.jpg
  Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 11/14/94
  Title: Sinai Peninsula, Middle East as seen from STS-66 orbiter Atlantis
  Description:
  A high oblique view of the Middle East centered at approximately 28.0
  degrees north and 34.0 degrees east. Portions of the countries of Egypt,
  Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia are visible. The Dead Sea Rift Valley
  continuing into the Gulf of Aqaba marks the boundary between Israel and
  Jordan. The vegetation change in the Sinai Peninsula is the border between
  the Gaza Strip and Egypt. In Egypt, the Suez Canal connects the Gulf of
  Suez with the Mediterranean Sea and forms the western boundary of the Sinai
  Peninsula. The green ribbon of the Nile River is in marked contrast to this
  arid region. Even the Jordan River does not support large scale
  agriculture.  
  Subject terms:
  ATLANTIS (ORBITER)                      
  EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
  EGYPT                                   
  ISRAEL                                  
  JORDAN                                  
  PENINSULAS                              
  SAUDI ARABIA                            
  STS-66                                  
  

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