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The tragic story of the sea that disappeared


The Independent - Aug 16, 2018
The Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers were diverted into thirsty irrigation canals that fed wheat and cotton fields. By the time the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the Aral Sea was already retreating. Even though the existing water distribution numbers ...
 

Turkestan – ancient city traversing rich history


Astana Times - Aug 16, 2018
ASTANA – Turkestan, an ancient city in southern Kazakhstan near the Syr Darya River, boasts more than 1,500 years of rich history and numerous cultural and ...
 

The country that brought a sea back to life


BBC News - Jul 23, 2018
But the Soviet Union's uncompromising agricultural policies in the 1950s led to water from two rivers – the Amu Darya and the Syr Darya – being diverted away from the sea to irrigate Central Asia's desert steppes to boost cotton production. Water ...
 

Syr Darya - premium items on eBay

1971 ASIA Syr Darya Ceramic Art KYRGYZSTAN UZBEKISTAN; Керамика Сырдарьи RUSSIAN


 

Geochemistry of the Kayrakum Reservoir on Central Asia's Syr Darya by Abdushukur


 

PhC, Bridge over River Syrt, beginning of Syr-Darya River, Russian Asia, 1910s


 

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