|Elevation||4,221 m (13,848 ft) |
|Prominence||2,095 m (6,873 ft) |
|English translation||Yellow Mountain|
|Language of name||Persian|
|Parent range||Zagros Mountains|
With an elevation of 4221 metres, the Zard-Kuh is located in the Zagros Mountains in the Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province of Iran. The Karun and also Zayanderud rivers start in the Zagros mountains near the Zard-Kuh. There are small glaciers on the mountain owing to the relatively high precipitation, which are the only glaciers in the subtropics outside the Himalayas, Andes and Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt.
- "Iran: 54 Mountain Summits with Prominence of 1,500 meters or greater" Peaklist.org. Sources differ significantly on the elevation of this peak. Peakbagger for example gives an elevation of 4,548 m and a prominence of 2,443 m. Retrieved 2012-04-29.
- Rawlinson, George. 2002. The Seven Great Monarchies of the Ancient Eastern World (Vol. 2: Babylonia, Media and Persia)
- Microsoft Encarta World Atlas, 2001, Microsoft Corporation
- Glaciers of Iran
- Geological Map of Iran, National Geoscience Database of Iran, www.ngdir.ir
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