Lake Urmia


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Noun1.Lake Urmia - a shallow saline lake in northwestern Iran between Tabriz and the western border of Turkey
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
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Conditions have been created for the cultivation of brine shrimp (Artemia) in Lake Urmia, located between West Azerbaijan and East Azerbaijan provinces of Iran, said Ali Nekuifard, Director of Iranian Artemia Research Center,Trendreports referring to the agricultural department of Iran's West Azerbaijan Province.
Maximilian Manns "Lake Urmia" and the effects of climate change that forces the natives to leave their homes, and "Memory" by Hassan Albukaai.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian declared that the country's wetlands have been revived after the recent rainfalls as the water level in Lake Urmia, Northwest of Iran increased by 32 centimeters.
He takes it as axiomatic that a march to the far shores of either Lake Van or Lake Urmia was beyond the capacity of the Assyrian army, which compels him to confine the action to the area south and west of Lake Urmia.
Iran's Lake Urmia, a designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, used to be the second largest hypersaline lake in the world.
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TAHRAN (CyHAN)- Iran has invited Leonardo DiCaprio, famous Hollywood star and environmentalists to visit Iran to see the latest situation of the country's Lake Urmia.
The early results were checkered, to be sure, with all sorts of self-induced societal crashes around the world (Sumeria, the Mayans, the Anasazi, Easter Island, Malta, etc.; see Jared Diamond's Collapse) along with the countless current disaster areas (e.g., the Aral Sea, Australia's Darling River, Iran's Lake Urmia and Zayanderud River, Russia's Lake Karachay, India's Yamuna River, Indonesia's Citarum River, the smelting complex at Norilsk, the cities of Ahvaz, Iran and Linfen China, and the thousand or so active Superfund toxic waste sites in the USA).
Lake Urmia, in north-western Iran, is one of the largest hypersaline lakes in the world (Zarghami 2011).
Most nuclear sites chosen are prone to tremors (see the dying lake Urmia, Iran's other water problems & its seismic profile in Google).