Vozrozhdenie Island

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Vozrozhdenie Island

 

an island in the central part of the Aral Sea. Area, 216 sq km. The island is low, with sections of hilly sand dunes. Its surface is covered with semidesert vegetation. Vozrozhdenie Island was discovered by the Russian hydrographer A. I. Butakov in 1848.

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