• Figure 3.3. Luristan is composed of a series of anticlinal ridges, squeezed accordion-like by the Arabian continental plate sliding under the Eurasian plate. From Khuzistan to Khorramabad, the ridges and valleys ascend in height.

Map of anticlinal ridges in Luristan

From Tribal Pastoralists in Transition: The Baharvand of Luristan, Iran by Frank Hole and Sekandar Amanolahi-Baharvand

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