Astronaut Takuya Onishi captured from ISS Crimea (Crimean Peninsula) of which the possession is under dispute between Ukraine and Russia. The peninsula is connected to the Eurasia via 5-8km Isthmus of Perekop where the Sivash or “Rotten Sea”, a large system of shallow lagoons covers.

Takuya Onishi, JAXA, NASA

The local scenery on the ground is as follows. At the Sivash pink algae fourishes with salt and muddy ground is exposed.

Credit: Wikipedia

Reference: Takuya Onishi’s Post
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