Places of Interest nearby
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MODIS Image of dust plumes rising from desiccated lakebed sediments of the Aral Sea, captured in late March 2010. A plume of dust indicates the transport direction of sediments from the South Aral Sea toward the southeast, along the Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan border. Northeast of the plume, two red outline shapes indicate hotspots associated with fires.
First Russian boats on the Aral Sea. Sketch by Taras Shevchenko, 1848
Linked themes: Geography
Aral Sea, Central Asia. August, 2000 vs August, 2014.