Kokaral

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kokaral

 

(also Kugaral and Zelenyi Island), an island in the northern part of the Aral Sea. Area, 273 sq km. Elevation, to 163 m (Mount Daut). The island is composed of sandy and clay deposits and is covered with semidesert vegetation. There are fishing settlements on the shore.

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There first work began on the construction of the Kokaral dam to stop the water disappearing in the sand.
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