Photos by Ahmad Moeini Jam, Islamic Republic News Agency
These photos show people enjoying their last days of summer by the shores of Caspian Sea in Iran's Mazandaran province. The Caspian Sea is the largest enclosed body of water on Earth by area, variously classed as the world's largest lake or a full-fledged sea. The sea has a surface area of 371,000 km2 and a volume of 78,200 km3. It is in an endorheic basin (it has no outflows) and is bounded to the north by Russia, to the south by Iran, western Azerbaijan, and eastern Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.
The Caspian shores in northern Iran is a favorite destination for Iranian travelers throught the year and especially during summer.
Caspian Sea (View Larger Map)
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