Nature of Iran and Its Climate

  • Mansour Ghorbani
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)


This chapter briefly describes Iran’s physical geography, climatic characteristics, morphology, faunal and floral diversity, and water bodies inside and along its borders. The chapter is written in such a fashion that it gives the reader an idea about Iran’s natural features and attractions even if one has never visited Iran. The information provided herein lays ground for the study of physical features of Iran in any discipline.


Iranian Plateau Climate of Iran Mountains of Iran Fauna and Flora of Iran Sea, lakes and rivers of Iran 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mansour Ghorbani
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  1. 1.Faculty of GeoscienceShahid Beheshti UniversityTehranIran

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