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 wreckage of the turkish private jet that crashed on sunday in the Zagros Mountains.
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.
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.
Dense fog, high winds and heavy snow in the Zagros Mountains made it impossible for rescue crews in helicopters to reach the site yesterday, state television reported.
Due to fog, rescue helicopters could not reach the crash site in the Zagros Mountains, state TV reported.
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.
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.
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.
western city of Yasuj, came down in the Zagros mountains of central
BRUSSELS, Feb 18 (KUNA) -- The EU sent Sunday a message of condolence to Iran after some 66 people are feared to have died in a passenger plane crash in the Zagros mountains in Iran earlier today.
State television in Iran reported that because of foggy weather conditions, the rescue helicopters weren't able to reach the scene of the crash in the Zagros Mountains, the (https://nypost.