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Volcano Damavand
02-06-2019, 02:18 PM (This post was last modified: 31-08-2021 10:01 AM by Ardsol.)
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Volcano Damavand

Volcano Damavand

Damavand Volcano, Iran
Damavand Volcano is a fountain of liquid magma which towers significantly 70 km to the NE over Iran's capital city of Tehran. The 5670-meter-above-ocean level-high stratovolcano is the most elevated spring of gushing lava in the Middle East and was built over the southern edge of a 9-km-wide caldera. The Location of Volcano Damavand, Iran is in Mazandaran area close Caspian Sea and halfway Tehran and Amol City.

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Damavand Volcano

The well-protected summit hole of the trachyandesite-to-trachytic fountain of liquid magma contains a little lake, and youthful magma streams from damavand summit and flank vents spread the western side of the spring of gushing lava. The most punctual magma streams are thought to post-date approximately multi year old porches. The nonattendance of Pleistocene icy disintegration proposes that the fundamental phase of structure development happened amid the Holocene (Catalog of Active Volcanoes of the World). No authentic ejections are known, however hot springs are situated on the well of lava's flanks, and fumaroles are found at the summit pit. Trek Damavand to visit the characteristic magnificence of this wonderful fountain of liquid magma.

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Mount Damavand

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Damavand first recorded climbed is by W.T Thomson, 1837. The prepared explorer in Iran turns out to be so used to seeing thin, tough territory, spiked pinnacles and exposed deserts, that seeing Damavand is a consolation and shock to the eye. Unmistakable from numerous kilometres away, thought it is encompassed on each side by the pinnacles and edges of the Albroz, its unrivaled tallness and particular diagram urge consideration. It isn't astonishing that such a noticeable mountain should figure in the national epic of Iran.

Composed around 1000AD, the incomparable Iranian writer, Ferdowsi Tousi, relates in his epic "Shahnama" how the despot Zohak is toppled by the youthful Feridun and detained in chains to bite the dust in a natural hollow on the slops of Damavand. Neighborhood legend affirms that his moans may in any case be heard on this inclines.

For more data on Mt. Damavand Iran, Damavand Info has an astounding cluster of photos, trip reports, connections and climber summit logs accessible.

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Best source of info for climbing Mount Damavand. Specialist in mountain guided tours and ascends in Iran.

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Volcano Damavand - Ardsol - 02-06-2019 02:18 PM
RE: Volcano Damavand - Moisha - 06-08-2019, 09:40 AM
RE: Volcano Damavand - Ardsol - 06-08-2019, 12:54 PM

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