The fourth biggest lake in the world Aral Sea has dried up by 90 percent in the last 50 years and... The fourth biggest lake in the world, Aral Sea has dried up by 90 percent in the last 50 years and... ... the change is noticeable over just one year as shown in the following satellite images: ... the change is noticeable over just one year as shown in the following satellite images: NASA August 2009 (left) / NASA August 2010 (right) From OurAmazingPlanet The size of the Aral Sea... NASA August 2009 (left) / NASA August 2010 (right) From OurAmazingPlanet The size of the Aral Sea... Shrinkage of the Aral Sea in just 14 years. (Images courtesy of NASA) The Engines of Our Ingenuity... Shrinkage of the Aral Sea in just 14 years. (Images courtesy of NASA) The Engines of Our Ingenuity... Satellite Image of the Aral Sea on 5 September 2003. Image courtesy of MODIS Rapid Response System... Satellite Image of the Aral Sea on 5 September 2003. Image courtesy of MODIS Rapid Response System... About Curzon Lord George Nathaniel Curzon (1859 - 1925) entered the British House of Commons as a... About Curzon Lord George Nathaniel Curzon (1859 - 1925) entered the British House of Commons as a... A composite satellite image of the Aral Sea in 1973. A composite satellite image of the Aral Sea in 1973. Satellite Image of the Aral Sea on 20 May 2001. Image courtesy of MODIS Rapid Response System at... Satellite Image of the Aral Sea on 20 May 2001. Image courtesy of MODIS Rapid Response System at... ...of the Aral Sea left ships stranded in sand dunes sometimes hundreds of kilometers from water. . ...of the Aral Sea left ships stranded in sand dunes, sometimes hundreds of kilometers from water. . 2000 2016 2000 2016 The town of Muinaq Uzbekistan used to be a port on the Aral Sea where a lucrative fishing industry... The town of Muinaq, Uzbekistan used to be a port on the Aral Sea, where a lucrative fishing industry... Camels graze near grounded fishing ships abandoned after the Aral Sea dried up Camels graze near grounded fishing ships abandoned after the Aral Sea dried up acquired April 15 2005 - April 14 2007 acquired April 14 2007 download large image (2 MB JPEG... acquired April 15, 2005 - April 14, 2007 acquired April 14, 2007 download large image (2 MB, JPEG,... (images via: wikimedia commons ) The images are absolutely mystifying: how did these gigantic... (images via: wikimedia commons ) The images are absolutely mystifying: how did these gigantic... Aral Sea 1853 Aral Sea, 1853 Grounded ships Aral Sea Grounded ships, Aral Sea The cliffs of the tchink have been sculptured by wind-blown sand. Wind erosion probably played an... The cliffs of the tchink have been sculptured by wind-blown sand. Wind erosion probably played an... Kindly by Giovanni Camici © giovannicamici@email.it Where long time ago there was the lake basin now... Kindly by Giovanni Camici © giovannicamici@email.it Where long time ago there was the lake basin now... The suphurous landcape glitters because of a covering of small quartz crystals. Surprising evidence... The suphurous landcape glitters because of a covering of small quartz crystals. Surprising evidence... From the clifftop at Cape Aktumsyk you can see the flat expanse of the former island of... From the clifftop at Cape Aktumsyk you can see the flat expanse of the former island of... Lonely ship stranded sand dunes at the Aral Sea Moynaq Uzbekistan The day I visited it was... Lonely ship stranded sand dunes at the Aral Sea, Moynaq, Uzbekistan The day I visited it was... As Kristin mentioned late last week the latest ENSO dignostic discussion predictedat least a weak... As Kristin mentioned late last week, the latest ENSO dignostic discussion predictedat least a weak... An etching of the Aral Sea. Published in the Illustrated London News 23 June 1877. The Aral Sea -... An etching of the Aral Sea. Published in the Illustrated London News, 23 June 1877. The Aral Sea -... acquired August 16 2008 download large image (939 KB JPEG 2000x2000) acquired 2000 - 2014... acquired August 16, 2008 download large image (939 KB, JPEG, 2000x2000) acquired 2000 - 2014... http://www.msf.org/aralsea/asa_dis.htm http://www.msf.org/aralsea/asa_dis.htm The environmental sphere in particular the problem related to shoaling of the Aral Sea is an... The environmental sphere, in particular, the problem related to shoaling of the Aral Sea is an... Year: 2004 Photo: NASA NASA : The Southern Aral Sea had split into an eastern and a western lobe... Year: 2004 Photo: NASA NASA : The Southern Aral Sea had split into an eastern and a western lobe... The Aral Sea has shrunk to a quarter of its original volume The Aral Sea has shrunk to a quarter of its original volume Aral Sea 1988 Aral Sea, 1988
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