Shahrood (River)

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This article is about the river. For the city, see Shahrood.

Shahrood or Shah-Rud (Persian: شاهرود, Shāhrūd‎, literally meaning The great river or the river of the king), also translated as Shah River, is a river of northern Iran, a right-hand tributary of the Sefid River. It flows through the southern Alborz mountain range, originating on the slopes of the Takht-e Suleyman Massif at 4850 m. (36°22′N 50°58′E / 36.367°N 50.967°E / 36.367; 50.967).[1] The Shah River is about 175 km long.[1] [2]

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  1. ^ a b "Introduction - Drainage Basins - Caspian Sea" Freshwater Fishes of Iran
  2. ^ The Taliqan and Alamut rivers conjoin to form the Shah River.Campbell, Anthony (2004) "A Visit to Alamut (1966)" The Assassins of Alamut p. 6

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Map of central Alborz Peaks: 1 `Alam Kūh
  -25 to 500 m
  500 to 1500 m
  1500 to 2500 m
  2500 to 3500 m
  3500 to 4500 m
  4500 to 5671 m
2 Āzād Kūh 3 Damāvand
4 Do Berar 5 Do Khaharan
6 Ghal`eh Gardan 7 Gorg
8 Kholeno 9 Mehr Chal
10 Mīšīneh Marg 11 Naz
12 Shah Alborz 13 Sīālān
14 Tochal 15 Varavašt
Rivers: 0
1 Alamūt 2 Chālūs
3 Do Hezār 4 Harāz
5 Jājrūd 6 Karaj
7 Kojūr 8 Lār
9 Nūr 10 Sardāb
11 Seh Hazār 12 Shāh Rūd
Cities: 1 Āmol
2 Chālūs 3 Karaj
Other: D Dīzīn
E Emāmzādeh Hāšem K Kandovān Tunnel
* Latīān Dam ** Lār Dam