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From the lofty heights of the ruined Adilcevaz Castle, you can clearly see the high sodium content of this large lake in eastern Turkey. pH 9.7-9.8 (fresh water is a neutral '7'), & the Salinity is 2.3%, so the water is unsuitable for irrigation. I have loaded a wider angled view including one of the castle walls. I was the only one up there for 3 hours.

I am not sure what the towers and cranes are but the fg carpark is Sukay Park which is popular with water skiers in warmer months. So perhaps the cranes in the shallow water are for tow ropes for the skiers?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hp1AG8TVlYw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BV1TWIPerJ0

Maybe Murat can shed some light on it? I don't know very much Turkish at all.

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