Bosporus Strait and Istanbul, Turkey
March 16, 2003
The Bosporus is a strait that connects the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara in the center of this view of northwest Turkey, taken during the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM). The water of the Black Sea at the top of the image and Sea of Marmara below the center are colored blue in this image, along with several large lakes.
Topics: Environment, Anoxic basins, International waters, Geography, Bosporus, Bosphorus, Sea of Marmara, Cities along the Silk Road, Istanbul, Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, Black Sea, Turkey, Global warming