Astronaut Jessica Meir captured from ISS Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.

Credit: Jessica Meir, NASA

The Nile Delta is where the Nile River spreads out and drains into the Mediterranean Sea. It is one of the world’s largest river deltas, from Alexandria in the west to Port Said in the east, it covers 240km of Mediterranean coastline, and is a rich agricultural region. While Sinai Peninsula has been religiously and historically exceptional for Jews, Christians and Muslims from the Old Testament days, so much blood was shed and even today the Sinai witnesses turmoil from Israel-Palestine conflict.

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.

Credit: Wikipedia

Reference: Jessica Meir’s Tweet
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