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
Yemen (Hadramawt Plateau)

Gemini 4 photograph looking southeast over the Hadramawt Plateau, composed of gently dipping marine sediments in southern Yemen. The dendritic pattern in the foreground is Wadi Hadramawt, a dry river channel and tributories, which eventually joins the Gulf of Aden, in the background. (Gemini 4, S65-34658 )

Last Update: 2004-Nov-28