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Photos: Tehran's Tochal Ski Resort

03/03/10

Photos by Azin Haghighi, Mehr News Agency

Tochal is a popular ski resorts near Karaj, a city 40 kilometers west of the capital city Tehran. Mount Tochal is a mountain in the Alborz range and adjacent to metropolitan Tehran, Iran. The mountain has a 12 km long ridgeline. The highest peak, also called Mount Tochal, is at an elevation of 3,964 m (13,005 feet) and at coordinates 35°53′N 51°25′E / 35.88°N 51.42°E / 35.88; 51.42. A gondola lift runs from Tehran to the Tochal Ski Resort and a modern hotel. Tochal is a popular recreational region for Tehran's residents.


































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