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Sunset in Turgutreis. Formerly named Karatoprak, it was renamed in 1972 after Ottoman Admiral Turgut Reis who was born there in 1485. Also known as Dragut he was famous for his expeditions along the coasts of France, Spain, Italy and North Africa also for his part in the siege of Malta where he died in battle on the 23rd June 1565.
In Sabanci Park there is a waterfront memorial that marks the place where he set sail.

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  • Copyright: arnie mcnally (arnie) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 341 W: 0 N: 63] (1769)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-06-09
  • Categories: Decisive Moment
  • Exposure: f/4.5, 1/125 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-05-30 3:46
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