Kali Gandaki floodplain between arid mountains

Kali Gandaki floodplain between arid mountains

The pebbly floodplain of the Kali Gandaki River originates from higher in the trans-Himalayan region of Nepal. Pilgrims used to collect amonite fossils called Shaligrams — a symbol of Shiva — on these banks.

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