Aral Sea Archival Fonds

Documentary heritage submitted by Kazakhstan and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2011.

Aral Sea Archival Fond consists of files from 1965 to 1990 that record the ecological tragedy of the Aral Sea and attempts to fight it. It is a unique fond of information for the study of the Sea of Aral and of how it came to shrink to 10 per cent of its size in the 1960s.

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