An open-air hot spring pool located within the Pamir, 6 kilometers from the village of Andarob. According to a local legend, Ali (son-in-law of prophet Mohammad) struck the ground with his sword while fighting a dragon, and hot water spewed forth. Its healing properties for various types of skin problems have long been known to local people.
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Submitted on 24 October 2014
Credit: Solmaz Mohadjer (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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