Dasht-e Lut

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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.
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The Lut Desert is home to the hottest recorded point on the Earth's surface and is currently being considered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unique desert environment.
A team of 12 will traverse the Lut Desert in the footsteps of Wilfred Thesiger and Marco Polo to approach the hottest place on earth (during its cool season) passing geological phenomena, lunar landscapes and desert star dunes.
On January 1, a similar explosion also in the Lut Desert claimed the life of Amir Talebi Gol, a wildlife researcher and head of a desert expedition group.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony of a sponge iron production complex in the Central province of Isfahan, Ahmadinejad said that Iron reserves in the Lut desert have the purity level of 95%.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony of a sponge iron production complex in the Central province of Isfahan today, Ahmadinejad said that Iron reserves in the Lut desert have the purity level of 95%.
The IRGC units fired tens of Shahab 1, 2 and 3, Fateh, Qiyam, Persian Gulf and Zelzal missiles at a hypothetical enemy air base - which IRGC officials had earlier said is a replica of the air bases of the trans-regional powers (the US) - in Iran's Lut Desert simultaneously.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has discovered huge reserves of high-quality Iron ore in the country's Central Lut desert, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced on Wednesday.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday rained down its long-range Shahab missiles on a hypothetical enemy base in Iran's Lut Desert on Tuesday.