Image: The Nile at Night As Seen From Space

This nighttime image photographed by one of the Expedition 30 crew members aboard the International Space Station provides a look toward the Mediterranean Sea. Along the left side, the night lights clearly depict the high population associated with the Nile River and its delta and the Alexandria, Egypt area (top left center). The Gulf of Suez and the Suez Canal are seen to the right. ISS030-E-112823 (25 Feb. 2012) --- high res (2.0 M) low res (61 K)

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