August 31, 2011
S115-E-07595 (19 Sept. 2006) --- A crew member aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis recorded this digital still image of part of the eastern Mediterranean area. The Gulf of Suez, Gulf of Aqaba, Dead Sea, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem all are visible in the upper left quadrant. Jordan is in the lower left quadrant. The Golan Heights and Haifa appear in the lower right quarter.
Topics: Fertile Crescent, Great Rift Valley, Red Sea, Golan Heights, Quadrant, HAIFA, Arab-Israeli conflict, Aqaba, Disputed territories, Tel Aviv, Jordan