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Damāvand IranDamavand is one of the highest freestanding mountains in the world and is described by a prominent beauty. Damāvand is pinnacle and landmark of Iran. Mountain tourism is increasing rapidly in this region. It is situated 70 kilometres from seacoast of Caspian Sea and about 80 kilometres driving distance from Teheran. The capital Teheran has 8 million inhabitants and about 15 million in the wider metropolitan area.
Damavand Hike & TrekDue to its great height, beautiful scenery, conical shape, interesting geology and wildlife and mild slops, Damavand is an excellent destination for hiking & trekking for climbers from Iran and allover the world. It is registered as a national natural heritage and there are discussions to registered it as a UNESCO international natural heritage. Visit Damavand Tour.
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Damavand Weather is good enough this route is moderate, but it needs a good physical ftness and sufficient acclimatization.The major difficulty is when the wind is not in the favorite direction and the sulfur gas near the summit come towards you making breathing difficult. More in Damavand Difficulty.
Iran MountainsPersia is one of the most mountainous countries in the world. Iran`s scenery is dominated by rocky mountains divided by different ranges. Variety of wild landscapes and mountains allover the country. The main mountain chains are the Alborz and Zagros Mountain Ranges.
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Mt Damavand in Alborz Mountains
Caspian Sea and Central Plateau of Iran
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Alburz Mountains is divided into Western, Central and Eastern Alborz Mountains. The Western Alborz Range is called Talish Mountains. The highest mountain in this mountain range is called Mount Damavand. It is standing in the central part of the Alborz Mountains. Alurz almost run from Transcaucasia or the South (Lesser) Caucasus in Armenia and finally goes near minor ranges in Hindu Kush in western Afghanistan. [Lesser Caucasus runs parallel to the Greater Caucasus (connected to the Greater Caucasus by the Likhi Range) and Hindu Kush is a subrange of the Himalayan range].
Damavand Facts and StaticsThe elevation of Damāvand Volcano is 5,671 above sea level. Coordinates are 35° 57′ 20″ North, 52° 06′ 36″ East. Its of topographic prominence is 4,667 meters (15,312 feet) and is ranked number 12th in the world by topographic prominence. Damavand is the Highest Volcano in Asia and officially Damavand is in Volcanic Seven Summits (V7S). Also it is the highest mountain in Iran and the Middle East and on the Eurasian landmass west of the Hindu Kush.
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