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1. Dasht-e Lut Dust Storm

Pale tan dust billows over the Dasht-e Lut in eastern Iran in this photo-like image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite. In the thickest part of the storm, the dust cloud blurs the texture of the land…


2. Dasht-e Kavir

Dasht-e Kavir (دشت كوير in Persian), also known as Kavir-e Namak or Great Salt Desert is a large desert lying in the middle of the Iranian plateau. It is about 800 kilometers (497 mi) long and 320 kilometers (198 mi) wide with a total surface area…


3. Kavir National Park, Iran

Kavir (Desert) National Park is a 400,000-hectare (1,000,000-acre) protected ecological zone in northern Iran. The park is located 120 kilometers south of Tehran and 100 kilometers east of Qom, and it sits on the western end of one of Iran’s two major deserts,…


4. Kavir National Park

Kavir National Park Kavir National Park is a protected ecological zone in northern Iran. It has an area of 4,000 square kilometers (1,500 mile²). The park is located 120 kilometers south of Tehran and 100 kilometers east of Qom, and it sits on the western…


5. Rig-e Jenn

Rig’e Jenn is a vast area of sand dunes in the middle of Dasht'e Kavir, Iran's central desert. It's located in the west and southwest portions of Dast'e Kavir, south of Semnan, southeast of Garmsar, north of Anarak and west of Jandagh. It was not traveled…


6. The Kavir salt desert

Quoted from: George Curzon, Persia and the Persian Question, vol. 2 Yezd and Kerman both stand, as has been seen, on the outskirts of a desert, and north of both, for league upon league, extends the appalling waste that has here stamped upon deserts Persia…


7. Climate and Clothing

Broadly speaking, the further south you go the warmer it becomes. With the exception of the Caspian watershed, both sides of the Zagros range, and that of the Orumieh Lake basin, the country has probably in no part a yearly rainfall exceeding 33 to 36 centimeters…


8. Central Persian desert basins

Central Persian desert basins • Location and General Description • Biodiversity Features • Current Status • Threats • Ecoregion Justification • References The Central Persian Desert Basins ecoregion covers the vast arid steppe and desert regions…


9. Description of Desert

Description of Desert Any stretch of land with no water and human settlement is a desert,and the vast deserts of Iran are usually referred to as Kavirs.The northern half of the Iranian desert is called dasht-e kavir,and the southeastern half is named kavir-e…


10. deserts of iran

Iran is situated in a high-altitude plateau surrounded by connected ranges of mountains. The well-known deserts of Iran are at two major regions: 1)  Dasht-e-Kavir, and 2) Kavir-e-Lut. They are both some of the most arid and maybe hottest areas of their…

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