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Sabalan

The Sabalan mountain, Ardabil province, Iran

 

Sabalan is an inactive stratovolcano in Ardabil province of northwestern Iran.It is the third highest mountain in Iran with a permanent crater lake formed at its summit. Sabalan has a ski resort (Alvares) and different tourist areas such as the Sarein spa. The mountain is known for its beautiful vistas, including the Shirvan gorge, where few climbers ever venture.

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Taken on October 14, 2011