mountain road in rugged alakananda valley (india)

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mountain road in rugged alakananda valley (india)

Mountain road carved in a rock cliff, in the Alaknanda valley, near Joshimath, in the Indian Himalayas.­

In the background, the construction site of the Vishnu-Prayag Hydro Power Project power-house.­ You can see the tunnel adit that will bring the pressurized water to the power house.­ The dam is a few kilometers upstream, near Joshimath.­

The Alaknanda river is one of the headstreams of the Ganges river.­

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April 21, 2013