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Clouds by Nile River Delta, Egypt

29.4N 30.5E

February 6th, 2012 Category: Lakes, Rivers

Egypt - February 2nd, 2012

Clouds hang over the Mediterranean Sea, partially obscuring the view of the Nile Delta, in northern Egypt. The delta valley further to the south is visible, however, appearing as a bright green triangle of land. The city of Cairo can be observed near the tip of the triangular region.

The land along the banks of the Nile River is also green and vegetated, in contrast with the desert that covers most of the rest of the image. Another vegetated area of land is the Fayum Oasis, west of the river. Lake Moeris can be observed along the northern border of the oasis.


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