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Eco-Economy Indicators: WATER RESOURCES - World's Water Resources Face Mounting Pressure
Amu Darya in Central Asia and the Colorado in the southwestern United States are among the world’s rivers that run dry for at least part of the year. Water from the Amu Darya ... two in the late 1980s. While the South Aral Sea, intermittently fed by the weakened Amu Darya, will likely never recover, recent efforts to revitalize the North Aral Sea have raised water ...
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National Rivers: Thrills and dreams about moving water, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, paddling, whitewater, fly-fishing, river trips, and wilderness rivers.
Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers. In turn, the low levels of highly polluted water have resulted in the ...
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The flow of Amu Darya and Syr Darya Rivers in Central Asia that once fed the Aral Sea which borders Kazakhstan and ...
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EJF: The Aral Sea Crisis
Amu Darya and the Syr Darya. Together these giant waterways once carried more water than the Nile. But because ... remain. These unique riparian communities of poplar, willow, oleaster, and reeds once stretched along the Amu Darya covering an estimated a 100,000 hectares. Populated by 576 plant species, including 29 ...
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Oxus River
Its present-day name is the Amu Darya (or Amu river) and its course can be traced in any atlas. ... Likewise, the Oxus' companion river the Jaxartes (now known as the Syr Darya) used to shift its banks up to a hundred yards sideways ... back to about 1575 AD: both Jaxartes and Oxus rivers (the Syr Darya and Amu Darya) run to the Aral Sea, as they do today. Around 1575, ...
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Activities - Xpeditions @ nationalgeographic.com
Aral Sea? The Aral Sea region is big cotton farming country. The Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers flow through cotton farmland into the sea. In the 1950s, the Soviet government ...
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Afghanistan Geography 2000 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
Terrain: mostly rugged mountains; plains in north and southwest Elevation extremes: lowest point: Amu Darya 258 m highest point: Nowshak 7,485 m Natural resources: natural gas, petroleum, coal, copper ...
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March 20, 2008: Melting Mountain Glaciers Will Shrink Grain Harvests in China and India - DATA
Million Thousand Square Kilometers Percent Tarim 8 1,152 2 Very high Syr Darya 20 763 22 Very high Amu Darya 21 535 22 Very high Indus 178 1,082 30 Very high ... of central Asia provide more than 70 percent of the water in the Indus and Amu Darya rivers. Glacial area has dropped by 35-50 percent since the 1930s and hundreds of ...
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EcoWorld - Water - Rivers
PARTIAL WORDS ACCEPTED) Or select from the below options. River Name: Make Selection Here Amazon Amu Darya Amur-Argun Arkansas Atchafalaya-Red Brahmaputra Colorado Columbia Congo Danube Dneiper Euphrates Ganges ... Paraguay Plata-Parana Purus Rhine Rio Grande Salween Sao Francisco St. Lawrence Syr Darya Tigris Tunguska, Lower Ural Volga Yangtze Yenisei-Angara Yukon Zambezi Continent: Make Selection ...
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Hsien-tsang: Buddhist Records of the Western Countries
Oxus or Amu-darya, on whose shores were lapis mines of old). Lastly, from the north flows the Si ... crystal lion. The Si-to could be the Yarkand river; it could be the Syr-darya or Jaxartes; it could be the Silis of the ancients, or the Side river mentioned ...
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