Wednesday, 26 October 2011

When a Sea Disappears - Big Picture's posterous


Have you ever wanted to walk across the bottom of the river, lake or ocean 
to see all the ships that have sunk?  Well.... The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth-largest
 saline body of water. It has been steadily shrinking since the 1960s, after the rivers that fed it were diverted by the Soviet Union irrigation projects. And now it's almost gone leaving a desert full of old sunken boats. 














  





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