10 Spectacular Natural Wonders of the Middle East

  

5. The Kaluts, Iran

The Kaluts are a series of eroded towers and walls sticking out of the desert (the Dasht-e Lut) in the province of Kerman, and running for a distance of over 120 miles north to south. The Kaluts are the hottest place and the lowest area in Iran, which stands at 56 m above sea level where the temperature reaches 149F (65C) in the shade! These formations have been created over the millennia by soil erosion water, and wind.

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