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The Aral Sea Is Drying Up (15 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Nature   14 Oct 2014   / 4820 views

The Aral Sea was one of the four largest lakes in the world at 68,000 km2 (26,300 sq mi) but since the 1960s it has been shrinking as a result of Soviet irrigation projects diverting the river water that feeds the lakes.

 

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tedimental 2 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
why there isn't any similar pictures of cotton fields. that greenish color in satellite pictures can be just elsewhere.
       














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