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).
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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)
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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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Summary: Three-time-winner, Zagros Jaff competed alongside best pizza chefs from across the continent to bag the title.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- South Zagros Oil and Gas Production Company (SZOGPC) has successfully repaired the VGC Controller of a Siemens turbine by relying on domestic capabilities.
In the west of Iran recognized shear zone, accommodated mylonite zone that related to the closure of Neo-Tethys and Zagros orogeny contractional event (Mohajjel and Fergusson, 2000; Agard et al., 2005; Allen and Amstrong, 2008; Agard et al., 2011; Mouthereau et al., 2012).
Monday's report says officials also have recovered 10 bodies so far from the crash in the Zagros Mountains outside of the city of Shahr-e Kord, some 370 kilometers, or 230 miles, south of Iran's capital, Tehran.
Mountaineers belonging to the search teams have reportedly said they found the black box and shown photos of two pieces of the wreckage of the plane that crashed a fortnight ago on Mount Dena in Zagros Mountain range, southwest Iran.
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed his condolences to President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani over the plane crash in the Zagros Mountains in the Isfahan Province.
Summary: The hunt for a plane that disappeared with 65 people onboard in Iran's Zagros mountains was stopped until morning as blizzard conditions made progress impossible for rescue teams, state television said Sunday.
REUTERS/Mahdi Ghorbani CAIRO - 19 February 2018: Egypt condoled with families of victims of an Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in the Zagros mountains in Iran Sunday.
TEHRAN:All66 passengers and crew were killed when an Iranian plane crashed into the country's Zagros mountains on Sunday, an airline spokesperson told state television."After searches in the area, unfortunately we were informed that the plane crashed.
The ATR-72 commercial plane was travelling from Tehran to the southern city of Yasuj in Isfahan province when it came down in the Zagros mountains.
Most of the blocks are in the Zagros, Koppet Dagh, and Middle Eastern Gulf regions