A 1990s school map showing the location of Aral Sea and Caspian Sea.
Russian warships on Aral Sea in 1865. WikimediaCommons
The Aral Sea as it looks now.
Ships like this one dot the entire landscape of the Aral Sea now.
The Soviet facility for producing bioweapons on the island of Vozrozhdeniye in Uzbekistan’s side of Aral Sea. DeExtinctionClub