Eastern coast, Mediterranean Sea#

Eastern coast, Mediterranean Sea
Photo courtesy of NASA., under PD

This satellite image vividly displays the Levant, the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Cyprus distinctive shape points to the Gulf of Iskenderun in southern Turkey. Other Levant countries in a clockwise direction are Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Egypt.

Snow appears clearly in the mountains of Turkey (top) and Lebanon (center) and in thin strips in between in the highlands of Syria.