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Mountains and Valleys of Iran’s Kerman Province

30.4N 54.2E

January 21st, 2010 Category: Mountains, Snapshots

Iran - December 14th, 2009

Iran - December 14th, 2009

The altitudes and heights of Kerman Province, Iran, are the continuation of the country’s central mountain ranges. They extend from the volcanic folds beginning in Azarbaijan, and by branching out in the central plateau of Iran, terminate in Baluchestan. These mountain ranges have brought about vast plains in the province of Kerman.

This orthorectified image shows this contrast in topography: the mountains in the upper right quadrant reach heights of over 3200 meters, while the valley below is over 1600 meters lower in elevation.

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