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Sven Hedin

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Description: Sven Hedin during the expedition through Persia to India 1906.

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Byline: “The Sven Hedin Foundation”, (or “Sven Hedins stiftelse” for Swedish media)

Lars Larsson

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Description: Lars Larsson is the principal investigator and expedition leader of the Sven Hedin Project.

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Byline: “Photo Peder Lundqvist”

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Description: The caravan serai Rabat-gur visited by Sven Hedin in 1906.

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Byline: “The Sven Hedin Foundation”, (or “Sven Hedins stiftelse” for Swedish media)

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Description: Sven Hedin’s photograph from Rabat-gur repeated by Lars Larsson in 2013.

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Byline: Photo Lars Larsson / National Geographic Society

Iran Expedition 2013

Team Iran Damavand 2013

Description: The whole team at the high camp on Damavand, May 2013. From left to right: Johannes Widerström, Stefan Pettersson, Lars Larsson, Adrian Nordenborg, Mehrdad Ghazvinian, Babak Ghazvinian, Daniel Warberg.

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Byline: “Photo Adrian Nordenborg”

Description: The team camping in the sand dunes outside Mesr, west of Arusun. This sand desert is located south of the great Kavir.

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Byline: “Photo Lars Larsson”

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Description: The Landcruiser getting stuck in mud while crossing the great salt desert Dasht-e Kavir. Stefan Pettersson and Adrian Nordenborg connects the towing rope.

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Byline: “Photo Lars Larsson”

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Description: The oasis Arusun on the southern shore of the great Dasht-e Kavir.

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Byline: “Photo Lars Larsson”

Team Portraits 2013

Team Iran Lars Larsson

Description: Lars Larsson, Expedition Leader.

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Byline: “Photo Adrian Nordenborg”

Team Iran Adrian Nordenborg

Description: Adrian Nordenborg

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Byline: “Photo Lars Larsson”

Team Iran Stefan Pettersson

Description: Stefan Pettersson

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Byline: “Photo Lars Larsson”

Team Iran Daniel Warberg

Description: Daniel Warberg

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Byline: “Photo Lars Larsson”

Team Iran Johannes Widerstrom

Description: Johannes Widerström

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Byline: “Photo Lars Larsson”

Team Iran Mehrdad Ghazvinian

Description: Mehrdad Ghazvinian

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Byline: “Photo Lars Larsson”

Team Iran Babak Ghazvinian

Description: Babak Ghazvinian

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Byline: “Photo Lars Larsson”