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Abershon Peninsula

Abershon Peninsula
The Absheron Penisula is located in the country of Azerbaijan. The peninsula extends 60 km (37 mi) eastward into the Caspian Sea, and reaches a maximum width of 30 km (19 mi). This Landsat 8 image was collected on August 22, 2022.

The peninsula is home to Absheron National Park, home to gazelles, Caspian seals, and a diversity of water birds. It is also the location of Baku, Azerbaijan's biggest and the most populous city.

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Images credit: Norman Kuring (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, retired)