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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Volga River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Caspian Sea viewed from orbit The Caspian Sea is a landlocked endorheic sea of Eurasia between Asia and Europe.
A drainage basin is the area within the drainage basin divide (yellow outline), and drains the surface runoff and river discharge (blue lines) of a contiguous area.
Astrakhan, at the delta, is the centre of the caviar industry.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Volga-River   (3865 words)

  
 Edwards Air Force Base - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Originally known as the Muroc Army Air Field, the base was renamed in 1950 in memory of test pilot Glen Edwards, who died while testing the Northrop YB-49.
The base is strategically situated next to Rogers Lake, an endorheic desert salt pan; its hard playa surface provides a natural extension to Edwards' runways.
This large landing area, combined with excellent year-round weather, make the base an excellent site for flight testing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edwards_Air_Force_Base   (3047 words)

  
 Articles - Sea water   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Upon reaching the ocean, these salts would be retained and concentrated as the process of evaporation (see Hydrologic cycle) removed the water.
Halley noted that of the small number of lakes in the world without ocean outlets (such as the Dead Sea and the Caspian Sea, see endorheic basin), most have high salt content.
In addition, sodium was leached out of the ocean floor when the oceans first formed.
www.dotwater.com /articles/Sea_water   (641 words)

  
 Dead Sea - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
It is on the border between the West Bank, Israel, and Jordan on the Jordan Rift Valley.
This endorheic body of water is the deepest hypersaline lake in the world.
The Dead Sea is 76 km long, up to 18 km wide and 400 m deep at its deepest point.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/d/e/a/Dead_Sea_b7ec.html   (2516 words)

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