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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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Traditional forest management and its application to encourage public participation for sustainable forest management in the northern Zagros mountain of Kurdistan province, Iran.
The Zagros mountain belt of Iran, a part of the Alpine-Himalayan system, extends from the NW Iranian border through to SW Iran, up to the Strait of Hormuz.
The activity was located on the seismic belt area stretching from the north-west parallel to the Zagros mountain range.
Zagros mountain system in southwest Iran has been studied by plenty of geologist because of its significant role in geology of Iran.
They line close to 1,300 kilometers of the Zagros Mountain Range from Western Azerbaijan Province to Fars Province.
Sediments of various ages were then emplaced from Cyprus and south-western Turkey, through the Taurus and Zagros mountain ranges, down to Oman.
"These latest launches are further evidence of Qatar Airways' commitment to Iran, as well as the expansion of our network in this thriving market to provide greater connectivity to both business and leisure passengers alike." Standing at the foothills of the Zagros mountain range, the beautiful, ancient city of Isfahan is a Unesco World Heritage Site, famed for its stunning mosques and palaces, magnificent public squares, atmospheric traditional tea houses, tranquil gardens and exquisite historic hand-painted tiling at every turn.
The operation to recover and transfer the dead bodies could last until May because of the current snowstorm on Mount Dena in Zagros Mountain range, he told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Saturday.
An official of the IRCS had said earlier that 80 search teams were conducting an operation at Mount Dena in the Zagros mountain range after weather conditions improved.
Dozens of passengers on board an Iranian passenger plane were feared dead on Sunday when the plane crashed into the country's Zagros mountain range with emergency services finding it difficult to locate the wreckage in blizzard conditions.
During Late Cretaceous to Recent, oblique convergence between and the Central-Iranian Microcontinent and the Afro-Arabian continent resulted in the formation of the Zagros Mountain Belt (Talbot and Alavi, 1996; Stampfli and Borel, 2002; Golonka, 2004).