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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Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.

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