Zagros Mountains

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Zag·ros Mountains

A range of western Iran forming the western and southern borders of the central Iranian plateau and rising to 4,548 m (14,921 ft).

Zagros Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range in S Iran: has Iran's main oilfields in its W central foothills. Highest peak: Zard Kuh, 4548 m (14 920 ft)

Zag′ros Moun′tains

(ˈzæg rəs)
a mountain range in S and SW Iran, extending along the borders of Turkey and Iraq. Highest peak, 14,921 ft. (4550 m).
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The island close to Zagros Mountains and surrounding areas, which are in an active seismic zone, such tremors occur often as a normal seismic activity, he said.
This Province is located at the center of Zagros Mountains, between the internal mountains and Isfahan mountains.
Erosion of the Zagros Mountains in the north east of the fault (simple and Zagros fold belt) causing deposition of clastic material in the belt depth Zagros Mountains in the southwest fault is forehead.
5 Million hectares on Central Zagros Mountains of Charmahal & Baktiari, Fars, Isfahan and Kohgilouyeh & Boyerahmad Provinces western Iran
It collided with Eurasia in the mid-Late Tertiary, forming the Zagros mountains and Iranian fold belt, when the Arabian Plate was detached from Africa by the Aden-Red Sea rift which split the shield.
Nevertheless, these works of anonymous weavers of the Caucasus, the Zagros Mountains or the Steppes of Central Asia have remained part of the decorative arts and crafts, drawing the attention of anthropologists, ethnologist and textile dealers.
nius from the endorheic Kor River Basin in the Zagros Mountains, Southwestern Iran (Teleostei: Cyprinodon-tiformes: Cyprinodontidae).
com)-- On 19th April a second team of intrepid explorers aims to summit Iraqi Kurdistan's highest peak, Mount Halgurd (3,607m) in the region's stunning Zagros Mountains.
The Arabian Plate is surrounded by spreading and subduction zones in the Red Sea and along the Zagros mountains, respectively.
Between 11,700 and 9,800 years ago, residents of Chogha Golan, a settlement in the foothills of Iran's Zagros Mountains, went from cultivating wild ancestors of modern crops to growing a form of domesticated wheat called emmer, say archaeobotanist Simone Riehl of the University of Tubingen, Germany, and her colleagues.
Winds around a low pressure circulate anti-clockwise, and as they do so, they slam into the Zagros Mountains in western Iran.
Al-Zayd then pointed to the fact that the Zagros Mountains area near the Bushehr reactor was considered to be seismic, and was mentioned by seismologists who assured that imminent earthquakes will be seen in it.