Astronaut Sergey Ryazansky captured from ISS Iranian Island of Omuz (Hormuz Island) in the Persian Gulf (Arabian Gulf).
It is covered by sedimentary rock and layers of volcanic material on its surface. Due to a lack of precipitation, the soil and water are salty. Specialists have helped cultivar white mangrove or Hara trees to grow in the climate. Due to the lack of fresh water, Iranian engineers have constructed a water pipeline from the mainland.
The local scenery on the ground is as follows.