Damavand Peak, the highest point of Middle East

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Damavand Peak with height of 5700 meters, is the highest point in the whole Middle East. It is an inactive volcanic peak located in the middle Alborz Range. The mountain is located near the Southern coast of the Caspian Sea and it is about 66 kilometers (41 miles) far from the capital city of Tehran. Damavand peak has a special place in Persian mythology and folklore.

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Comments (165)

Kianoush Masoudi on September 30, 2013

بسیار زیبا

Kent Hunt on October 4, 2013

An awe inspiring volcano photo. I like it a lot. YSL

Greetings my friend,


©junebug on October 12, 2013

Beautiful picture of this majestic mountain! I like it a lot! Greetings, Anne

Panov_Nikolay on October 24, 2013

Замечательный снимок. L+F. С наилучшими пожеланиями, Николай.

Bassam Jayousi on November 16, 2013

Spectacular view, wonderful capture! Like

Best wishes, Bassam

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 10, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by H. Lotfi-Azad
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A710 IS
    • Taken on 2010/06/18 11:44:18
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1250)
    • Focal Length: 13.16mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash