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Damavand Peak, the highest point of Middle East

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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  • Uploaded on September 10, 2011
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    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