Gorgan Plain

Gorgan Plain

 

southeastern part of the Caspian lowlands at the foot of the Elburz Mountains in Iran. Length approximately 80 km, width approximately 40 km. Contains anthropogenic, modern marine-argillaceous sandstone, and alluvial delta deposits. The vegetation is ephemeral, growing in meadow and salt-marsh soil. Cotton, wheat, and other crops are grown in some areas with the help of irrigation.

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