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Glimpse: Armenia from above

A photo essay on five of Armenia’s climatic zones

A lake in the vicinity of Zangakatun village, Vayots Dzor province. It is located approximately at an altitude of 1 800m above sea level. It’s a sub-alpine zone

A rock formation in the Geghadir River valley. Located at an altitude of about 2,000m above sea level. A rugged mountain relief

Sevan Lake, the Sevan Peninsula. Sevan is one of the largest fresh water reservoirs in the highland area. It is located at an altitude of 1 900m above sea level. It’s an alpine zone

Zovashen water reservoir. Located at an altitude of 1 000m above sea level. A semi-desert zone

Haghartzin monastery, 11-13th century. Tavush province. Located at an altitude of 1,300m above sea level. Here you’ll find forested mountains and a patchy subtropical zone


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