The photo of Lake Van from space appeared in the final of the photo contest organized by NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration). Akunq.net reported.
Astronaut Kate Rubins is the author of the mentioned photo. The latter immortalized that image on September 12, 2016. The author of the photo described Lake Van as the largest lake in the world having salt water.
32 photos were initially submitted to the photo contest, and an image taken in 2012, showing stars moving in the direction of the Americas by astronaut Don Petit got to the final with the photo of Lake Van.
Voting for choosing one of the photos from the final is planned on April 12.