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The Shipwreck Graveyard in the Middle of a Desert

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The Aralkum desert was once the Aral Sea. Only 50 years ago, the Aral Sea was the world’s fourth largest lake, between the borders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The sea was home to a fishing industry that produced 50,000 tons of fish and fed over 100,000 people. Today, there is a toxic and hostile man-made desert in its place.

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