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Valley of Ishim

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A: Ishim river spill

by Losev Alexey, 130 meters away

Ishim river spill

B: Ishim spill

by Losev Alexey, 470 meters away

Ishim spill

C: Frozen Ishim River 2

by Losev Alexey, 490 meters away

Frozen Ishim River 2

D: Ishim spill

by Losev Alexey, 580 meters away

Ishim spill

E: Wild lake

by Losev Alexey, 580 meters away

Wild lake

F: Valley Of Ishim

by Losev Alexey, 700 meters away

Valley Of Ishim

G: Valley Of Ishim

by Losev Alexey, 760 meters away

Valley Of Ishim

H: Ishim Spill 2

by Losev Alexey, 780 meters away

Ishim Spill 2

I: Sunset ishim

by Losev Alexey, 800 meters away

Sunset ishim

J: Forload

by Losev Alexey, 830 meters away

Forload

This panorama was taken in Kazakhstan, Asia

This is an overview of Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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