Salt lake

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  • Qom province offers specialized tours for administrators, researchers 2021-08-28 21:30

    Qom province offers specialized tours for administrators, researchers

    TEHRAN – Qom province, which embraces various religious, historical, cultural, and natural sites, has arranged a series of specialized tours for administrators, students, and researchers.

  • Mirror of the sky: Visit Hoz-e Sultan to be turned into tourism hub 2021-04-16 18:52

    Mirror of the sky: Visit Hoz-e Sultan to be turned into tourism hub

    TEHRAN – Tourism directorate of Qom province is set to turn Hoz-e Sultan, a lonely salt lake in the heart of Iran, into a tourism hub.   "Hoz-e Sultan, which is one of the biggest natural mirrors in the country, will be turned into a tourism hub… and one of its goals is to empower the local communities by creating job opportunities," the provincial tourism chief, Alireza Arjmandi, said on Thursday.  

  • Mirror of the sky: Visit Hoz-e Sultan in central Iranian plateau 2019-06-24 22:51

    Mirror of the sky: Visit Hoz-e Sultan in central Iranian plateau

    TEHRAN – Salt lakes sometimes appear like giant expanses of mirror, making it hard to differentiate between the sky and the ground. Hoz-e Sultan, a lonely salt lake in the heart of Iran, is one of those.

  • Salt harvesting; a way of survival for Lake Urmia 2019-05-22 19:30

    Salt harvesting; a way of survival for Lake Urmia

    TEHRAN – The results of recent studies showed that salts encrusted the Lake Urmia’s bed are required to be extracted to prevent from reduction of water level and becoming a salt flat, deputy chief of the Department of Environment (DOE), Masoud Tajrishi, has said.

  • Namak Lake not to generate SDSs this year: official 2019-05-05 20:53

    Namak Lake not to generate SDSs this year: official

    TEHRAN – Namak Lake, located in the central Qom province, will not be a hotspot for sand and dust storms (SDSs) for a year due to the recent rainfall which moisturized the soil, Masoud Baqerzadeh Karimi, the director general of aquatic ecosystems at the Department of Environment has said.