Photographs fron the 1977 British Speleological Expedition to the Zagros Mts, Iran. - Back to index - foward to next image
...the walk from our base camp down to Palangan, part of our early look around the base camp area, was memorable - though the water was full of frogs and a few snakes. This was an important walk - we would see first hand the sheer volume of water that rose from the...
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springs there, all from the underground drainage of the plateau - and Palangan itself was a jewel of a village, headed as it was by these clear crystal springs and lined with walnut trees complete with ripe nuts !