Chernobyl, Trans Siberian Railroad, Aral Sea
Trans Siberian Railroad
In efforts to grow cotton the Aral sea shrunk. The Aral sea is located in central asia. The two rivers that feed it are the Amu Darya and the Syr Darya river. In 1989 the water level was down by 20m with a volume of 210m3 . Large parts of central Asia are ARID or SEMIARID. pollution contributed to problems in the Aral sea. Fertilizer and PESTICIDES are some of the problems with the Aral sea.