Earth from Gemini 11
April 14, 2003
Arabian Peninsula (on left) and northeast Africa (on right) as seen from the Gemini 11 spacecraft at an altitude of 340 nautical miles during its 27th revolution of the earth, looking southeast. Saudia Arabia, South Arabia, Yemen and Aden Protectorate are at left. At bottom right is Ethiopia. French Somaliland is in center on right shore. Somali is at upper right. Body of water at bottom is Red Sea. Gulf of Aden is in center; and at top left is Indian Ocean.
Topics: Environment, Somaliland, Aden, Gulf of Aden, Somali maritime history, South Arabia, Horn of Africa, Somali people, Arabian Peninsula, Somalia, Red Sea, Yemen