This is the Web Edition of "A Trip Into Space", a Coimbra-based electronic book on space science. Both the texts and the photos are by courtesy of National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

The Earth
Saudi Arabia,The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden

Gemini 11 photograph of the Gulf of Aden to the right and the Red Sea to the left. At top center is Saudi Arabia and at the bottom Somalia and Ethiopia are visible. The Mandab gate between the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden is near the center. Lake Abbe is visible towards the lower left. North is at 11:00. The Gulf of Aden is about 300 km wide. (Gemini 11, S66-54536)

Last Update: 2004-Nov-28