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P number: P700434
Caption: One of a number of Christmas cards helds in BGS Library archive and part of the J.V. Harrison collection. A card from December 1930.
Description: Aiuuk Bivouack, 6,500 feet above sea level. One of the scenic camps in the Bakht-i-ari mountains of Persia. Kuh-i-Kainu behind, is about 12,000 feet high and carries patches of snow during most of the year.
this is how it looked on June 3rd, 1930. In spite of the height, mosquitos thrive, hence the erections over the camp beds to carry the sandfly nets.
Date taken: 01/12/1930
Photographer: Harrison, J.V
Copyright statement: NERC
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 289.09 KB; 1001 x 761 pixels; 85 x 64 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 201 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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