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Although a lake, the Caspian is not a freshwater lake; the water delivered by the Volga River minimizes the lake's salt content at the northern end, but the Caspian grows more saline to the south.Kara-Bogaz-Gol is a saline inlet along the lake's eastern perimeter. Often regarded as the southeastern border of Europe, the Caucasus Mts stretch from the Black Sea (left) to the Caspian Sea (right).The width of the reservoir illustrated here is approximately 8 km (5 mi); a jet flying over the reservoir left a contrail midway between the shorelines. Baku is Azerbaijan's major city, and the oil capital of the Caspian region.This photo shows details of the city, including the extensive port facilities, and part of the large web of offshore oil platforms in the Caspian Sea.The mountain range spans 1,125 km (700 mi), forming part of the southern Russian border, and crossing Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan from left to right respectively.
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The mountains of northern Iran line the southern end of the giant lake, and emerald green vegetation clings to those mountain slopes.
In marked contrast to the mountains, sand seas line the southeastern and northern perimeters of the lake, and marshes occur along the lake shores in Azerbaijan to the west.
To the ancient Greeks and Persians, the lake's immense size suggested it was an ocean, hence its name.
A large expanse of clear sky permitted this natural-color satellite image of the entire water body.