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How much of the Aral Sea has dried up?


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Answered 2011-03-11 04:04:37

According to About.com, about 1/3 of the volume and 1/2 of the surface area of the Aral Sea, located in Uzbekistan, has dried up because of diversion by farmers of the two sources (the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers) that feed it.

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The Aral Sea, before most of it dried up.


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That point is roughly in the middle of the blue area on maps labeled the Aral Sea, although the sea itself has largely dried up. The sea forms the border between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, but my map doesn't show the boundary line where there should be water, so I can't say which of those two countries the point is in.


Uzbekistan. The Aral Sea has been drying up and farmings used two rivers that send water to the Aral Sea. Those two rivers are Amu Darye and Syr Darye.


it is an ancient sea that has dried up, and left behind the flat terrain.


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its not- actually it is, because it is dried, dead animals and plants from hundreds of years ago. how were they dried up I hear you ask, well they are dried up by the sun.


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