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devil and the disappearing sea

a true story about the Aral Sea catastrophe

by Ferguson, Robert W.

  • 153 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Raincoast Books in Vancouver, BC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uzbekistan,
  • Aral Sea Region (Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan)
    • Subjects:
    • Ferguson, Robert W. -- Travel -- Uzbekistan.,
    • Environmental degradation -- Aral Sea Region (Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan),
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Aral Sea Region (Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan),
    • Uzbekistan -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRob Ferguson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK944 .F47 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination267 p. :
      Number of Pages267
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3769787M
      ISBN 101551925990
      LC Control Number2003501070

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