Tag: IR – Lut Desert

‘World’s largest’ nabkha discovered in UNESCO-tagged Lut Desert; Tehran Times

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The “world’s largest” nabkha (coppice dune) has recently been discovered within the UNESCO-registered Lut Desert in the barren heartland of Iran, the director of the World Heritage site has announced.

Source: ‘World’s largest’ nabkha discovered in UNESCO-tagged Lut Desert

Clean-up project completed on UNESCO-tagged desert; Tehran Times

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A clean-up project has recently been completed on Shahdad, part of the UNESCO-registered Lut desert, a local tourism official has announced.

Source: Clean-up project completed on UNESCO-tagged desert

UNESCO-Registered: Iran’s Lut Desert Photo Exhibit Shows Much More Than a Barren Heartland; Al Bawaba

A photo exhibition of Lut Desert is currently underway in Master Esmaeli Gallery in the northeastern city of Birjand on the occasion of the 4th anniversary of the desert’s inscription on UNESCO World Heritage list.

Source: UNESCO-Registered: Iran’s Lut Desert Photo Exhibit Shows Much More Than a Barren Heartland | Al Bawaba

German sightseers visiting Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan province; Tehran Times


A nine-member group of German sightseers has commenced an excursion to southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province, which is amongst Iran’s lesser-known destinations.

Source: German sightseers visiting Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan province

Where Is Hottest Place in the World?; IFP

Have you ever thought about the hottest place in the world? What have you heard about that? Did you know that it is actually in Iran? Yes!

Source: Where Is Hottest Place in the World?

UNESCO-tagged Lut Desert draws 5,000 foreign visitors a year; Tehran Times

Over 5,000 foreign sightseers visited the UNESCO-registered Lut Desert in the barren heartland of Iran during the past Iranian calendar year (ended March 20, 2019).

Source: UNESCO-tagged Lut Desert draws 5,000 foreign visitors a year

Book on Iran’s Lut Desert Hits Shelves; Iran Front Page

Iran – Lut Desert

Iran has published a book depicting the tourist attractions and geographical features of the Lut Desert, also known as Dasht-e Lut, in the east-central part of the country.

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Lut Desert: Large Salt Desert in Iran; Tasnim News Agency

Iran – Lut Desert

Dasht-e Lut, known as the Lut Desert, is a large salt desert in Kerman and Sistan and Balouchistan Province, southeast of Iran, and is the world’s 25th largest desert.

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Lut Desert Tourism Requires Long-Term Planning; Financial Tribune

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