Tag Archives: Turkey

Above Turkey and Iran

Views of Turkey and Iran from the sky.

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From above: Iran and Turkey in winter

Turkey from above

Above Turkey in winter

Iran from the sky

Winter Iran from the sky

Lake Urmia


Iran on 40thousandkm

Turkey on 40thousandkm

Around Lake Van

Lake Van (Van Gölü) – a saline soda lake, the largest one in eastern Turkey (with the area of 3,755 km2 and a shore 430 km long), one of the world’s largest endorheic lakes (with no outlet). The lake is a source of sodium carbonate and other salts (extracted by evaporation are used as detergents). There is a train ferry service across the lake (Tatvan-Van).

Mount Süphan (Süphan Dağı) is a composite volcano, second highest (4,058 m) in Turkey, located north of Lake Van.

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Above Turkey in winter


Turkey on 40thousandkm