Sabalan


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Sabalan

or

Savalan

(sä'vəlän`), volcanic cone, 15,592 ft (4,752 m) high, NW Iran, near Ardebil. The prophet Zoroaster reputedly wrote the Avesta there.

Sabalan

 

an extinct volcano in Iran on the eastern Armenian Highland. Elevation, 4,821 m. The volcano formed from products of volcanic activity, such as andesites, trachytes, and tuffs. The edges of the ancient crater are dissected by cirques. There is a glacier on the northern slope, a lake at the bottom, and thermal sulfur springs on the southern slope. The peak is covered with snow year-round.

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The Navy's 37th fleet, comprising Sabalan destroyer and Tonb logistic warship, is tasked to conduct anti-piracy patrols in the high seas and the Gulf of Aden.
Some 21 months ago, in January 2014, state broadcasting said the "destroyer" Sabalan and the "logistic helicopter carrier" Kharg had left Iran on a three-month voyage that would include ports of call in the Atlantic.
The facility is being built at a height of 3,000 meters from the sea level near the Sabalan mountain range which is famous for its mineral water, attracting millions of tourists each year to the hot springs which are believed to have healing properties.
Chinese companies in 2014 also pledged to provide financing for the construction of the Sabalan and Sadaf petrochemical complexes, as well as plants in Hengam and Gachsaran - all being NPC projects.
The propolis used in the present study was fresh green propolis produced from the Sabalan Mountain foots, near Ardebil, in the NW of Iran.
In a detailed statement, the prosecutor said his inquiry had found that Morsi's secretary Amin Al Srifi abused his position to slip documents from Egypt's security agencies to Jordanian Al Jazeera journalist Alaa Sabalan via his own daughter Karima and four other intermediaries.
According to the Fars News Agency, Sayyari pledged that Tehran would "also have a powerful presence close to the American marine borders," even if the Sabalan -- which was nearly sunk by US Navy in 1988 -- was no match to American military power.
Iranian navy sent in the Sabalan destroyer and the Khark logistic helicopter carrier on a mission that will span over a three months period, the Washington Times reports.
Safdar Rahmatabadi was driving in Tehran's Sabalan Square late on Sunday when he was shot once in the head and once in the chest, the state news agency IRNA reported.
The fleet, comprised of the Sabalan destroyer and Lark helicopter carrier, has been dispatched to free waters to provide security for the trade and shipping lines and for conducting patrols in the north of the Indian Ocean from the Gulf of Aden to the Red Sea," Jareh said.
Iran's state news agency (FARS) said that Iranian Navy's 27th fleet of warships comprising of Khark helicopter carrier and Sabalan destroyer stopped in Port Sudan after a one-month sailing of 2,600 miles "in order to send Tehran's message of peace and friendship to the regional states and strengthen ties with Khartoum".
The Navy's 24th fleet consisting of Sabalan destroyer and Kharg helicopter carrier, docked at China's Zhangjiagang port on March 4 after sailing 13,000 kilometers in 40 days.