NASA GSFC Landsat/LDCM EPO Team
Lake Tuz (Tuz Gölü meaning Salt Lake in Turkish) is located slightly west of central Turkey. It is one of the world’s largest hypersaline lakes with a surface area of approximately 625 square miles.
In this image Lake Tuz is white, bright cyan, blue and green. Vegetation is green and bare ground is tan.
This Landsat 5 image was acquired June 2009. It is a true color image using TM bands 3, 2, and 1. Lake Tuz falls on Landsat WRS-2 Path 176 Row 33.
Note: Often times, due to the size, browsers have a difficult time opening and displaying images. If you experiece an error when clicking on an image link, please try directly downloading the image (using a right click, save as method) to view it locally.