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Margery H. Freeman
Date created
September 22, 1984
Naudanda, Nepal
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Cascading rice-fields, flowing river, forest patches and undulating mountains

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Cascading rice terraces in a mountain valley near Phewa Lake, Pokhara in western Nepal.

These terraces are an important feature of mountain agriculture in Nepal. They are carved into rice fields over generations.