Deserts

Deserts in Iran

Iran is situated in a high-altitude plateau surrounded by connected ranges of mountains. The well-known deserts of Iran are at two major regions: 1)  Dasht-e-Kavir, and 2) Kavir-e-Lut.

They are both some of the most arid and maybe hottest areas of their kinds in the world.

Boland-e-Nadideh flat

Kerman

Kouh Surkh desert

Semnan

Siazgah desert

Isfahan

Darak desert

Sistan and Baluchistan

Rig-e Jenn desert

Semnan - Isfahan

Mish Mast dunes

Semnan

Namak river canyon

Isfahan

Soffeh Darou

Isfahan

Abu-Ghuyer desert

Ilam

Zirdeh playa

Isfahan

Estabragh playa

Kerman

Sayeh Khosh Desert

Hormozgan

Ghadir-e Asb salt lake

Qom

Rig Boland dunes

Isfahan

Chaleh Sombak

Isfahan

Yalan Dunes

Kerman - Khorasan

Sirik Desert

Hormozgan

Kalut

Kerman

Samsour Desert

Sistan and Baluchistan

Pol-e Sangi khezri

South Khorasan

Tabagheh playa

Yazd

Kaboodan Desert

West Azerbaijan

Ghoom Tappa Desert

East Azerbaijan

Khara Desert (Varzane)

Isfahan

Maranjab desert

Isfahan