Hour al-Azim Lagoon (PHOTOS)

Hour al-Azim

Snapshots of Hour al-Azim Lagoon which straddles the border between Iran and Iraq.

Oil exploration and drilling on fields of Hour al-Azim Lagoon to the west of the Karun River in the border province of Khuzestan is underway with environmental considerations which cause the least damage to nature.

Hour al-Azim Lagoon, also known as Hoveyzeh Lagoon, is the largest lagoon in Khuzestan. It straddles the Iran-Iraq border. Iran is home to 1/3 of the lagoon.

Images of the lagoon released online by the Islamic Republic News Agency:

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