Superb view of the Arabian Peninsula and Red Sea

Space Mission
Gemini XI, 14 September 1966


Photo Description
Vintage chromogenic print on fibre-based Kodak paper, 25.2 x 20.5 cm (10 x 8 in), with A KODAK PAPER watermark on verso

Gemini 11 photograph of the Gulf of Aden to the right and the Red Sea to the left. At top center is Saudi Arabia and at the bottom Somalia and Ethiopia are visible. The Mandab gate between the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden is near the center. Lake Abbe is visible towards the lower left. North is at 11:00. The Gulf of Aden is about 300 km wide.