STS081-727-089 Bey Mountains, Antalya, Turkey January 1997
The rugged landscape of southwestern Turkey can be seen in this west-looking view. The ancient coastal city of Antalya, founded in 150 BC, is visible in the lower left portion of the image. Located on the Gulf of Antalya, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea, Antalya is a seaport and a major commercial center for the southwestern part of Turkey. The city's industries include shipbuilding and repair, and textiles. West of Antalya are the rugged Bey Mountains. The mountains reach elevations exceeding 9000 feet (2745 meters). Chrome and Manganese are extracted from the Bey Mountains. Numerous lakes are visible along the right portion of the image. From top right to bottom right are Lake Salda, Lake Aci, Lake Burdur, and Lake Edridir.

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