The Sovereign Base Area of Akrotiri juts into the Mediterranean Sea in this astronaut photo from 2003. The salt lake appears green in this image; the gray area further north is the Cypriot city of Limassol. Image courtesy of NASA.
The salt lake on Akrotiri takes on a cloudy greenish-tan hue in this close-up view of the peninsula. The airfield appears prominently in the lower center. Image courtesy of NASA.