National Geographic : 1953 Mar
397 JaggedCliffs Wall the Cirque de Gavarnie Wrinkled battlements rise 5,000 feet from the base ofthis cirque, or amphitheater, in the heart ofthe Pyrenees. Issuing from acave, acob web of water drops 1,385 feet into the cirque. Elisabeth Casteret climbs toward the rim (right). She and her husband began their search for ice grottoes from near-by Gavarnie village (page 391).