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Distance

7.98 mi

Elevation gain

3,127 ft

Technical difficulty

Difficult

Elevation loss

3,123 ft

Max elevation

11,728 ft

Trailrank

30

Min elevation

9,578 ft

Trail type

Loop

Coordinates

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August 3, 2017
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11,728 ft
9,578 ft
7.98 mi

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near Nūjeh Deh-e Kūh, East Azerbaijan (Iran)

These are summits belong to Sahand mountain group with elevation of 3600 m and 50 km distance from Tabriz.

About Sahand mountain:

Sahand, is a massive, heavily eroded stratovolcano in East Azerbaijan Province, northwestern Iran. At 3,707 m (12,162 ft), it is the highest mountain in the province of East Azarbaijan.

It is one of the highest mountains in Iranian Azerbaijan, in addition to being an important dormant volcano in the country. The Sahand mountains are directly south of Tabriz, the highest peak of which is Kamal at an elevation of 3,707 m.. Approximately 17 peaks can be accounted for as being over 3,000 m. in height. Due to the presence of a variety of flora and fauna, the Sahand mountains are known as the bride of mountains in Iran.

The absolute dating of Sahand rocks indicates that this volcano has been sporadically active from 12 million years ago up to almost 0.14 million years ago. Sahand is made chiefly of dacite and associated felsic rocks.
Waypoint

1

Mountain pass

2

Waypoint

3

Summit

Ag dag summit

Summit

Damirli dag summit

Waypoint

6

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