Dasht-e Lut

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Dasht-e Lut: Lut Desert

Dasht-e Lut,

Iran: see Dasht-e KavirDasht-e Kavir
, great salt desert, c.500 mi (800 km) long and c.200 mi (320 km) wide, SE of the Elburz Mts., N central Iran. It is a huge basin of interior drainage named after the kavirs (salt marshes) located there. The Kavir Buzurg (Great Kavir), c.200 mi (320 km) long and c.
..... Click the link for more information.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/