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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  • 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.