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Drought in Central and Southwest Asia

Turkmenistan and Iran have become drier. Dust storms pick up large amounts of salt and dust as they pass over the Kara-Kum desert and the Caspian Seashore, depositing it in the Volga River valley where it impairs the fertility of arable land For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/6128

Year: 2007

From collection: Vital Caspian Graphics

Cartographer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

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