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UN adds Iranian Site to World Heritage List

By John Lee. The World Heritage Committee of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added Iran’s Lut Desert to its World Heritage List. The Lut Desert, or Dasht-e-Lut, is located in the south-east of Iran. Between June and October, this arid subtropical area is swept by strong winds, which transport sediment and […]