Lut Desert

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Noun1.Lut Desert - a desert in eastern Iran
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
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In 2012, Iran discovered huge reserves of high-quality Iron ore in the country's Central Lut desert.
A Russian scientist, Viktor Grokhovsky, has led an expedition to the Lut desert in Iran and located a huge haul of what he believes are extraterrestrial minerals.
On the session meetings, Al-Bichi indicated that the Kuwaiti delegation supported applications for listing the marsh land in Iraq, Lut Desert in Iran, Sudan's Sanganeb marine national park and the marine national park of Dungonab Bay of Mukkawar Island, situated 125 kilometers north of Port Sudan.
Iran (Oct): arduous traverse of the Lut desert, home to the hottest point on earth.
The Lut Desert in southeastern Iran (region shown from space) beat out contenders for five out of seven years from 2003 to 2009, with its surface temperature peaking at 70.7[degrees] Celsius (159.3[degrees] Fahrenheit) in 2005.
However, market observers believe that BP is most interested in the exploration tracts on offer, in particular the Kavir-e lut desert in the centre of Iran.
The grandson of one of France's most famous military officers, Philippe LeClerc, has been missing in Iran's Lut Desert and is presumed dead.
London, United Kingdom, November 28, 2015 --( A pioneering Secret Compass expedition team has just become the first commercial team to trek across Iran's remote Lut Desert (also known as the Dasht-e-Lut) from east to west.