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02/16/08

Photos: Migration of birds to Qeshm island in Persian Gulf

Photos by Arash Khamooshi, ISNA

 

Qeshm (Persian: قشم - pronounced kē´shm) is an island situated in the Strait of Hormuz off the south coast of Iran and east of the Persian Gulf (26°50′N, 56°0′E). Khouran Strait separates mainland Iran from Qeshm Island. The surface is mostly rocky and barren. It is Iran's largest and the Persian Gulf's largest island. It has an area of 1500 km˛ and almost 136 kilometers length. (Source: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

See more photos on ISNA's web site.

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