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Zag·ros Mountains

 (zăg′rəs)
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

(ˈzæɡrɒs)
pl n
(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)
n.pl.
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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Snow voles from Zard Kuh in Zagros Mts., Western Iran, were identified as distinct from the European snow vole Chionomys nivalis and described as a species new to science under the name C.
Key words: Hyrcanian refugium, Iran, Middle East, molecular taxonomy, phylogeography, Zagros Mts.
The name was proposed for snow voles from Zard Kuh in Zagros Mts., Western Iran, which were originally classified as C.