Ziz Gorges

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The Ziz Gorges are a series of gorges in Morocco defined by two gates at the southern and northern ends. At the southern end is the Hassan Addakil dam and lake. Nearby is the Tunnel de Légionnaire built by French colonial troops in the 1930s in order to create a passageway to the Ziz Gorge. The gorge was formed by the Ziz River cutting through the Atlas Mountains.[1] Ancient fossils are commonly excavated and sold in the area.


  1. ^ LookLex / Morocco / Ziz gorges / The cut through the Atlas

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