Hazaran (Hazar, Hezar) is the name of a massif of the Central Iranian Plateau, Kerman Province, Iran, an eastern outlier of the Zagros Mountains. With an elevation of 4500 metres, it is the highest peak in Kerman Province. The jebal Barez chain is a continuation to the south-east. The Halil River rises in the Bid Khan region. The massif is situated in the area encircled by the cities of Kerman, Bardsir, Sirjan, Baft, Jiroft and Bam.

Hazaran
Kuh-e Hazar
Hazaran is located in Iran
Hazaran
Hazaran
Location in Iran
Highest point
Elevation4,500 m (14,800 ft) [1]
Prominence2,741 m (8,993 ft) [1]
ListingUltra
Coordinates29°30′42″N 57°16′18″E / 29.51167°N 57.27167°E / 29.51167; 57.27167Coordinates: 29°30′42″N 57°16′18″E / 29.51167°N 57.27167°E / 29.51167; 57.27167[1]
Geography
LocationCentral Iranian Plateau,
Kerman Province, Iran
Parent rangeA central Iranian range (Sahand-Bazman volcanic belt or range) east and parallel to the Zagros Mountains

Made chiefly of Eocene andesite and pyroclastic rocks,[2] Mount Hazar or Hazaran is situated in a central Iranian range, Sahand-Bazman volcanic range or belt, a mountain range which was formed mainly during Eocene volcanism and that stretches approximately from Sahand Volcano in the north-west of Iran to Bazman Volcano in the south-east of Iran.

Major peaks:

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Iran: 54 Mountain Summits with Prominence of 1,500 meters or greater". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2014-05-25.
  2. ^ Geological Map of Iran, National Geoscience Database of Iran, www.ngdir.ir
  3. ^ "Kūh-e Hazār, Iran". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-05-25.

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