Fields by Euphrates River and Lake Assad, Syria35.9N 38.2E
Lake Assad is a reservoir on the Euphrates River in Ar-Raqqah Governorate, Syria. It is Syria’s largest lake with a maximum capacity of 11.7 km3 and a maximum surface area of 610 km2.
A vast network of canals uses water from Lake Assad to irrigate lands on both sides of the Euphrates. In the full image, fields can be seen on either side.