Tag: Lut Desert

Italian Desert Explorer to Run in Support of Iran’s Lut Desert and Asiatic Cheetah

An Italian desert explorer is going to run the impassable tracks of Iran’s Loot Desert in an effort to voice support for the national project of “Lut and Cheetah”.
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Persian Ground Jay, Iran’s Endemic Bird in Lut Desert

Iran’s Lut Desert, which has lately been named as a world heritage site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), is home to Pleske's ground jay or Persian ground jay as an endemic bird of Iran, an official said.
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Lut Desert Inscribed on World Heritage List as Iran’s First Natural Site

In a session held on Sunday, July 17, in Istanbul, the World Heritage Committee inscribed Iran’s Lut Desert as the country’s first natural site to be registered in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Ultra-Marathon in Iranian Deserts Approaching Finish Line

The runners participating in the Iranian Silk Road Ultra-Marathon, who have already passed the longest and most difficult stage (known as the Long March) in the hottest spot on Earth, will finally cross the finish line on Sunday, May 7.

Untold Stories about the Iranian Silk Road Ultra-Marathon

The Iranian Silk Road Ultra-Marathon will start on 2 May in the hottest spot on Earth. Some of the world’s fastest marathon runners will be in attendance. It will be held in Kerman Province from May 2-9 with runners from ten different countries.

Lut Desert (PHOTOS)

Dasht-e Loot is a desert in southeastern province of Kerman, Iran. It is the world's 25th biggest desert. The surface of the sand there has been measured at temperatures as high as 70.7 °C (159 °F), and it...

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