- Press Release
- Sep 26, 2022
The Mountain Lake Of Issyk-Kul In Kyrgyzstan
Issyk-Kul Lake in the central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan is surrounded by the snow-capped Tian Shen mountains.
It is the second-largest mountain lake in the world behind Lake Titicaca in South America. The International Space Station was orbiting 252 miles above southeastern Kazakhstan with a ground distance of 72 miles from Issykul-Lake when this photograph was taken.
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