Nile River Delta at Night • • Image Gallery

The Nile River Delta at night look like a brilliant, long-stemmed flower in this photograph of the southeastern Mediterranean Sea, as seen from the International Space Station. One of the fascinating aspects of viewing Earth at night is how well the lights show the distribution of people. Also in this view of the Nile River Delta at night and Egypt, the population is shown to be almost completely concentrated along the Nile Valley.

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