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Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan  

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A country of western central Asia, stretching for some 3200 km (2000 miles) from the Caspian Sea to Xinjiang. It is bounded by China on the east, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan on the south, the Caspian ...
lake

lake  

A body of (usually fresh) water that is entirely or nearly entirely surrounded by land.
salinization

salinization  

(US salination)The process of accumulating soluble salts in soil, usually by an upward capillary movement from a saline groundwater source, followed by evaporation from the surface.
sulphur cycle

sulphur cycle  

The cycling of sulphur between the biotic (living) and abiotic (nonliving) components of the environment (see biogeochemical cycle). Most of the sulphur in the abiotic environment is found in rocks, ...
water

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An odourless, tasteless, colourless liquid formed by a combination of hydrogen and oxygen which freezes at 0°C (32°F) and boils at 100°C (212°F) and is a major constituent of all living matter.

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