ARAL, THE SEA OF

   a lake in Turkestan, 265 m. long and 145 broad, larger than the Irish Sea, 150 m. E. of the Caspian; has no outlet, shallow, and is said to be drying up.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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