Qeshm Geopark

Qeshm Geopark

Geopark is a vast zone its borders are clearly marked and some remarkable geological phenomena are located in its limited area. Qeshm Geopark is a longitudinal Range which leads to north beach from the north and South beach from the south, Tabl and Salakh villages from the east, Gori and Kani villages from the west.

This geological area has some worthwhile geological phenomena with various forms due to being located in the beautiful seashore of the Persian Gulf and Hara sea forest. Qeshm Geopark has a complex of international valuable Geo sites (a place with rare and valuable geological phenomena) such as stars valley, Chahkouh valley, Salt dome, Statues valley, salty valley, Dulab, Kukura Mountain, the roof of Qeshm and etc., which erosion is the most important cause of their creation.

Qeshm Geopark as the first Geopark of Iran and the only Geopark in the Middle East is one of the most unique Geoparks in the world that enjoys more importance in terms of various geological phenomena, variety in phenomena such as ecology, monuments, environment, wildlife and etc., than the other Geoparks.

Qeshm Island, Hormozgan Province
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