Turkmenistan Desert Lake

Turkmenistan Desert Lake

Turkmen President Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov, center, poses in front of the traditionally clothed elders digging a breach to allow the flow of water from a tributary canal seen during an opening ceremony for the man-made Golden Age Lake, in the naturally-occurring Karashor depression in northern Turkmenistan, Monday, June 15, 2009. Turkmenistan has begun channeling water into a man-made lake in the heart of a barren desert, state media reported Thursday, a Soviet-style engineering feat that some experts fear could cause an environmental catastrophe.(AP Photo)

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July 15, 2009 04:39:50 AM
July 16, 2009 01:52:31 PM
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PHOTO TAKEN MONDAY JUNE 15, 2009
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Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov
Human-made lakes, Human-made bodies of water, Water bodies and features, Water, Environment, Environment and nature
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