Damavand from our tent

June 18, 2006
Early morning view of Damavand from our tent on the saddle at the base of the Shekar Leghas Peak

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Ejnar Fjerdingstad

Ejnar Fjerdingstad - Feb 14, 2007 4:21 pm - Voted 10/10

I once

saw this impressive mountain from the airplane going back from Bankok to Copenhagen - in 1972!

nader

nader - Feb 14, 2007 10:45 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: I once

Thanks,

My flights in & out of Tehran have all been at night so I never saw Damavand from a plane. In childhood (1970s) I used to see it from a road that we used to take to the Caspian coast resorts. On clear winter days, it was even visible from the roof of our house in Tehran.

It is so much taller than everything around it. The mountain that you see in this picture in front of Damavand on the right side is 3994 m high but it only looks like a foreground hill in this shot.

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