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Document Number (FOIA) /ESDN (CREST): 
CIA-RDP96-00792R000400470001-2
Release Decision: 
RIFPUB
Original Classification: 
U
Document Page Count: 
1
Document Creation Date: 
November 4, 2016
Document Release Date: 
October 27, 1998
Sequence Number: 
1
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Content Type: 
PHOTO
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Like giant chessmen, mad-tack
pigeon tozvm dot the landscape near
Isfahan (following pages). Built in the
1 nth cenhn_? by melon farmers, each of
thevvr avian high rises collected and
stored natural fertiliser from as many
as ;L,000 live-in pigeons, which raided
out ' ing wheat fields. Today, their glory
acs ended by chemical fertilizers, the
tot; era are neglected and largely empty.