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
California And Arizona (Imperial Valley)

Gemini 5 photograph of the Imperial Valley in California looking northeast. The Salton Sea, about 60 km long, is at the left of center in the foreground. Left of that is Joshua Tree National Monument. To the right are farmlands. The U.S./Mexico border is at the right and Arizona is in the background. The San Andreas fault runs behind the Salton Sea. (Gemini 5, S65-45747)

Last Update: 2004-Nov-27