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The Hindu Kush Mountains

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Unseen Afghanistan Hindukush Mountains

Khyber Khan

Top AirVuz contributor and DVA Finalist Khyber Khan put together this magnificent aerial tour of the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan.  Considered a western extension of the Himalayan Mountain chain, the Hindu Kush run for about 800 km (just under 500 mi.) through eastern Afghanistan and into neighboring Tajikstand and China.  Known in the Antiquity as the Caucasus Indicus or Paropamisadae range, their highest peaks reach an altitude of 7.7k meters above sea level (25.3k ft.).  This video was a DVOW Finalist in January, 2020.

DVA Finalist from Afganistan

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Unseen Afghanistan 2.0

Khyber Khan

Prepare to be amazed by the astounding views of Afghanistan in this magnificent drone video by top AirVuz contributor Khyber Khan.  Highlights include footage of Dragon Valley, Sharh-E Zuhak, Band E Amir, Shahr E Gholghola, the Buddhas of Bamiyan, Istalif, Band E Nagh, Mahipor Pass, Surobi, and Koh E Babu.  It closes with some epic aerial shots of the capital city Kabul. This video was picked as a Finalist for the second annual AirVuz Drone Video Awards in the Countries & Regions category. 

Afghanistan by Drone

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The Unseen Afghanistan

Khyber Khan

While the Central Asian nation of Afghanistan is perhaps most associated with war and conflict, there is more to this country than what is always on news headlines. The country is rich and full of beautiful landscape with snowcapped mountains (including some of the world's highest peaks), lush green valleys, magnificent deserts, and historical monuments from ancient empires. This aerial film by contributor and drone pilot Khyber Khan captures and showcases some of the breathtaking beauty of the land.

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