Astronaut Sergey Ryazansky captured from ISS Khor Kalmat, a lagoon along the Makran coast of Balochistan, Pakistan.

Credit: Sergey Ryazansky, Roscosmos

The Basol River drains into the Khor Kalmat lagoon. In recent times, it has gained attention for being the locality where the Pakistan Navy plans to build a base, known as the Kalmat Naval Base. People are living below the poverty line and thus dependence on natural resources mainly fishery has increased. The population of Kalmat area is about 2,000 and about 95% of the population is engaged in fishing activities.

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.

Credit: PAK VOICES

Reference: Sergey Ryazansky’s Tweet
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