20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Unique basalt volume in Garni Gorge

Garni Gorge is a dramatic river gorge with giant cliffs covered with unique columns of basalt rocks in rural Armenia, the Temple of Garni nearby is the only surviving Zoroastrian temple in the world and a Unesco heritage

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Garni, Armenia
Camera: G8441
Copyright: © George Zoukis