aral sea

Remember Aral Sea in Central Asia? So a few years ago I read that the Aral Sea was losing water due to many decades of irrigation diversion and that it was smaller than you see on maps. Well, guess what, it’s gone, as of a few months ago. You can wipe it off all the maps and globes, guys.

August 2009:

Yo, Google Map, check your own satellite images.

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