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Figure 4 Enhanced Google Earth™ image showing bedrock-control of the Eastern Taurus Mountains along the Upper Tigris course. Labels – LH for Lake Hazar; LV for Lake Van; PM and BM are metamorphic massifs that are part of the Bitlis-Zagros Suture Zone. Tps labels outcrops of a evaporite-bearing conglomerate called the Selmo Formation. Tmls are carbonate rock units of interbedded marl, dolomites, and salts associated with the evaporation of the ancient seaway between the continent-continent collision zone. TQv are Tertiary-Quaternary volcanics. The white dashed line is the perimeter of the Upper Tigris Basin watershed. For further details, see Nicoll, 2010.

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