NASA Photo ID: SL3-122-2562        File Name: 10076262.jpg
Film Type: 70mm                    Date Taken: 08/01/73
Title: Border area of Turkey-Iran Union of Soviet Socialist Republic
Description:
A near vertical view of the border area of Turkey,Iran, Union of Soviet 
Socialist Republic (39.5N, 45.5E) as seen from the Skylab space station in 
Earth orbit. The lake at the top center edge is Ozero (Lake) Sevan in the 
USSR's Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic. The other body of water is
Iran's  Lake Urmia. The major feature in this photograph is Mount Ararat
(16,945  feet) which can be seen in the upper left corner. Mount Ararat is
in Turkey  only a few miles from the Iran and USSR borders. Yerevan, the
capital of  Armenian SSR, is located north-northeast of Mount Arart.               

Subject terms:
EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE)         
IRAN                                    
LAKES                                   
MOUNTAINS                               
ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      
PHOTOGRAPHY                             
SKYLAB 3                                
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
TURKEY                                  
U.S.S.R.                                

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