Elburz Mountains


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El·burz Mountains

 (ĕl-bo͝orz′)
A range of northern Iran rising to 5,671 m (18,606 ft) at Mount Damavand, Iran's highest point.

Elburz Mountains

(ɛlˈbʊəz)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in N Iran, parallel to the SW and S shores of the Caspian Sea. Highest peak: Mount Demavend, 5671 m (18 606 ft)

El•burz′ Moun′tains

(ɛlˈbʊərz)
n.pl.
a mountain range in N Iran, along the S coast of the Caspian Sea. Highest peak, Mt. Demavend, 18,606 ft. (5671 m).
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According to legend, Count Henry of Champagne, returning in 1194 to the crusader kingdom of Out-remer from a military expedition to Armenia, stopped to visit the famous castle Alamut in the Elburz Mountains in what is now northwestern Iran.
The Elburz Mountains are to Iran as the Apennines are to what?
The journey took us through the Elburz mountains, east to Mashhad, the Shia holy city, and on through Afghanistan.
This vast quadrilateral is bounded by the Sahara and the Mediterranean on the west; the Black Sea, Caucasus, Elburz Mountains, and Hindu Kush to the north; the plains of India to the east; and the Indian Ocean to the south.
From her arrival at Teheran's Mehrabad Airport to her final glimpse of the city from the foothills of the Elburz Mountains, she views the country's past from the standpoint of her present.
This claim is immortalized on two cuneiform tablets on Mount Avaland in the north, where the Elburz Mountains line the coast of the Caspian Sea.
After a week or so we were dropped off from an embassy Landrover at a track near Qazvin which eventually led over the formidable heights of the Elburz Mountains before descending to the Alamut valley.
This trip was to begin in the Elburz Mountains, believed to be the original creation spot.