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: دماوند [dæmɒːvænd]
)), a potentially active volcano
, is a stratovolcano
which is the highest peak in Iran
and the Middle East
, and the highest volcano in Asia
; the Kunlun Volcanic Group
is higher than Damāvand, but are not considered to be volcanic mountains.
Damāvand has a special place in Persian mythology
and folklore. It is in the middle of the Alborz
range, adjacent to Varārū
, Gol-e Zard
, and Mīānrūd
. It is near the southern coast of the Caspian Sea
, in Amol County
, Mazandaran Province
, 66 kilometres (41 miles) northeast of the city of Tehran
Mount Damāvand is the 12th most prominent peak
in the world, and the third most prominent in Asia after Mount Everest and Puncak Jaya. It is the highest volcanic mountain in Asia, and part of the Volcanic Seven Summits
The model is created at a scale of 1:125,000 with 1.25x vertical exaggeration. It features a built-in base, so it sits perfectly on a desk or in a frame.
Model Data Sources: European Space Agency (ESA), Japanese Space Agency (JAXA)