Satellite image of the Aral Sea
, made in 2008
Map showing the Aral Sea receding in recent years.
Aralkum is the name of a new desert that has appeared in the area that was once occupied by the Aral Sea. It lies south an east of what remains of the Aral Sea.
Images for kids
The bed of the former Aral Sea in Uzbekistan in 2004
In Spanish: Aralkum para niños