Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 17:35 EDT
Salt marsh Kazakhstan

Salt marsh, Kazakhstan

This satellite image was acquired over the edge of a salt marsh near the northeast Caspian Sea in southwestern Kazakhstan. The Caspian Sea (not pictured) is the largest inland body of water by surface area. With an...
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