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The Lut Desert
The Lut Desert

Deserts make up about a quarter of Iran's land. The Dasht-e Lut with an area of over 40,000 square kilometers, is one of the most famous deserts of Iran.

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The Lut Desert, or Dasht-e-Lut, is located in the southeast of Iran, an arid continental subtropical area, notable for a great variety of spectacular desert landforms. The Lut Desert is placed between the provinces of South Khorasan, Sistan and Baluchestan, and Kerman. The Lut Desert is the world's 27th-largest desert, inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List. The catchment area of Dasht-e-Lut is extended to about 175,000 square kilometers, which is about 10 percent of Iran's land. In the Persian language, ‘Lut’ refers to bare land without water and devoid of vegetation.

 

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The Lut Desert is situated in an interior basin surrounded by mountains, so it is in a rain shadow and coupled with high temperatures. The Lut Desert has experienced Earth’s highest land surface temperatures between 2003 and 2009. The hottest satellite reading of ground temperature was recorded in 2005 at the Lut’s Gandom Beryan with a temperature of 70.7 °C (159.3 °F). The dry, rocky, dark-colored lands and dark pebbles, help make Iran’s Lut Desert the hottest place on Earth. It's interesting to know some portions of the Lut Desert, there is no chance to live, even for Bacteria.

 

 

The Lut Desert is divided into three geographic units: North Lut, Central Lout, and South Lut. The most alluring portion of the Lut Desert is the Central Lut. In terms of geomorphology, Central Lut is divided into three main parts: Pediment, Kaluts (Yardangs), and dunes. The Pediment is situated in the south of the Shahdad region with a width of 5 to 10 kilometers, in strips, and covered with sand, silt, and salt.

 

 

 

 

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2021-03-26 | by Kasra Yazdanpajoh
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