• 1. Eagles soar above the Alborz’s peaks still covered with ice on April 1st1. Eagles soar above the Alborz’s peaks still covered with ice on April 1st
  • 2. Boys cross the Jajeh Rud swollen by Spring snowmelt2. Boys cross the Jajeh Rud swollen by Spring snowmelt
  • 3. Copper-bearing ore strata stand out in the Alborz Mountains, Jaje Rud Valley3. Copper-bearing ore strata stand out in the Alborz Mountains, Jaje Rud Valley
  • 4. Huge kilns produce lime for plaster, Jaje Rud valley4. Huge kilns produce lime for plaster, Jaje Rud valley
  • 5. Coal miner from the thin seams of coal in the Jajeh Rud5. Coal miner from the thin seams of coal in the Jajeh Rud
  • 6. Nomads in their black tents follow their fat-tail sheep herds where the grass is green, Alborz foothills6. Nomads in their black tents follow their fat-tail sheep herds where the grass is green, Alborz foothills
  • 7. Small villages nestle in the Alborz’s foothill valleys7. Small villages nestle in the Alborz’s foothill valleys
  • 8. Not far from Tehran, within the Alborz folds, 18,000 foot Mt. Damavand is capped with year-round snow8. Not far from Tehran, within the Alborz folds, 18,000 foot Mt. Damavand is capped with year-round snow
  • 9. The Alborz sedimentary strata are nearly vertical in the Karaj dam’s reservoir9. The Alborz sedimentary strata are nearly vertical in the Karaj dam’s reservoir
  • 10. Small villages cling to immense basalt cliffs around Mt. Damavand10. Small villages cling to immense basalt cliffs around Mt. Damavand
  • 11. Valley in the Alborz Mountains11. Valley in the Alborz Mountains
  • 12. In the ruins of ancient Ray men beat the dust out of a carpet12. In the ruins of ancient Ray men beat the dust out of a carpet
  • 13. The Hammam (communal bathouse) in an old village near Saveh13. The Hammam (communal bathouse) in an old village near Saveh
  • 14. Chador-veiled women in the little town of Damavand14. Chador-veiled women in the little town of Damavand
  • 15. Dome and twin minarets of the theological seminary of Madar-e Shah, Isfahan15. Dome and twin minarets of the theological seminary of Madar-e Shah, Isfahan
  • 16. Courtyard of the great Shah’s Mosque in Isfahan16. Courtyard of the great Shah’s Mosque in Isfahan
  • 17. Man praying in an alcove of Masjid-e-Shah, Isfahan17. Man praying in an alcove of Masjid-e-Shah, Isfahan
  • 18. The bridge of Si-o se pol has crossed the Zayandeh Rud since Safavid days, Isfahan18. The bridge of Si-o se pol has crossed the Zayandeh Rud since Safavid days, Isfahan
  • 19. Chador-veiled women amble down the walkway of the Bridge of Si-o Se Pol, Isfahan19. Chador-veiled women amble down the walkway of the Bridge of Si-o Se Pol, Isfahan
  • 20. An imamzadeh stands in the fields with Mt. Damavand in the background20. An imamzadeh stands in the fields with Mt. Damavand in the background
  • 21. Moist air from the Caspian Sea condenses as it spews over the Alborz Mountains21. Moist air from the Caspian Sea condenses as it spews over the Alborz Mountains
  • 22. The diminutive shrine at Bastam helped guard the pass from the Caspian onto the plateau22. The diminutive shrine at Bastam helped guard the pass from the Caspian onto the plateau
  • 23. Kurdish houses are built to withstand the load of huge haystacks23. Kurdish houses are built to withstand the load of huge haystacks
  • 24. Villager in Soltanieh24. Villager in Soltanieh
  • 25. A Kurdish woman shows her face and proudly wears many multicolored pettycoats25. A Kurdish woman shows her face and proudly wears many multicolored pettycoats
  • 26. Boy and watermelon on the shores of the Caspian Sea26. Boy and watermelon on the shores of the Caspian Sea