Floods threaten cities around Caspian Sea

Rich, Vera
June 1991
New Scientist;6/15/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1773, p16
Informs that the southeastern coast of the Caspian Sea, near the Soviet republic of Turkmenistan, was declared a disaster area last week after rapidly rising water threatened towns and industrial complexes. Government efforts to build and strengthen sea walls and dykes; Possibility of evacuation; Predictions made 15 years ago by a Turkmenian hydrologists.


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