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843-12. Ancient city of Firuzabad in south-western Iran built by Ardashir I (AD224-41), a founder of the Sasanian dynasty, on a fertile plane. Two huge double ramparts of clay form a perfect circle around the city, nearly 2 km in diameter. A modern city is behind it near a slope of Kuhe-Meimend Ridge. Rudhaneye-Hane-Begom River is in foreground. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.

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Kuhe-Meimend Ridge and Rudhaneye-Hane-Begom River in south-western Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Kuhe-Asi Ridge and Rudhaneye-Hane-Begom River to the left, in south-western Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Valley of Rudhaneye-Firuzabad River in south-western Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Mount Kuhe-Mish (1207 m) and River Rudhaneye-Baz in south-western Iran. Village of Zeinabad is to the left. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Salt Dome of Jahani between Shabid and Panj Shir and valley of Rudhaneye-Firuzabad River in south-western Iran, view to south-east. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Mountains Kuhe-Gondeshlu (2009 m) and Kuhe-Sebz (2043 m), with cities of Gondeshlu in foreground and Aliabade-Nakn and Marvdasht in background, in Fars Province of Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
View along a ridge from Mount Keylagkuh in south-western Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Village of Hangam, view along a ridge from Mount Keylagkuh in south-western Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Jam and its airport (KNR) in south-western Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
River cutting a mountain ridge of Kuhe Sangi in Iran, east of Ravar. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Maharlu Lake (Daryache ye Namak) and Kuhe-Garh mountain ridge (2720 m) in Fars Province of Iran. This salty lake is exploited as a mine of different chemicals, mainly by Shiraz Petrochemical Company. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Geological folds near a village of Kurdeh (in the center) in south-western Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Salt Dome of Jahani between Shabid and Panj Shir in south-western Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Intermontane basin between the ridges of the Zagros, within which a large alluvial fan has accumulated, in south-western Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Mountain ridge of Kuhe Derbend in Iran, north-east of Ravar. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
A city in Iran, near Mashhad. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
A city in southern Iran, near Kerman. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Some mountains in Isfahan Province of Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Some snowy mountains in Isfahan(?) Province of Iran. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Mountains of Kuhe Ghvorgu(?) in southern Iran, near Bandar Abbas. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Mountain of Kuhe Derbend in Iran, north-east of Ravar. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Ahar(?) city of northwestern Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
Mountain ridge in southern Iran, near Kerman. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Salt desert in Iran, south-west from Mashhad. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Caucasian Mountains in Kabardino-Balkariya(?), southern Russia. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
Snowy Caucasian Mountains of Greater Caucasus Range in southern Russia. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
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Mountains and deserts in southern Iran, near Kerman. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Desert in Iran, north-east of Ravar. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Mountains near Kashan south from Qom in Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
View from south-west of Shahreza (Qomsheh) in Isfahan Province of Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
Some salt dome and a river west from Fin in Zagros Mountains of Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
Delta of Ob River in Siberia, Russia, south from Salekhard. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Valley south-west from Haijiabad in Zagros Mountains of Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
Meander of Ob River south-west from Souslanskie village in Siberia, Russia, south from Salekhard. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Ob River at Vort egan in Siberia, Russia, south from Salekhard. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
The Pearl Qatar development (artificial island in Arabian, or Persian Gulf) under construction in northern Doha, with its eastern part (Viva Bahriyah/Viva Centrale) in the center. View from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, TX, March 16, 2010.
View from a window to the south from TAMUQ research area (Texas A and M University at Qatar) in Education City campus. Doha, Qatar, February 17, 2010
Bend of Ob River north from Kyzym-Mys village in Siberia, Russia, south from Salekhard. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
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View to the south from a window of TAMUQ research area (Texas A and M University at Qatar) in Education City campus at evening. Doha, Qatar, February 28, 2010
Snow dunes in polar desert of Quttinirpaaq National Park on Ellesmere Island in Canadian territory, north of the Arctic Circle, near Van Hauen Pass. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Zagros Mountains in southern Iran, near Hormozgan. View from a window of a plane from Dubai shortly after takeoff, December 30, 2015
Area of Ayegh-Esfahan in Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
Arctic river in Canada from a window of a plane from Doha, Qatar to Houston, Texas. April 16, 2012
Khomeynishahr neighborhood of eastern Esfahan in Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
Shahreza (Qomsheh) in Esfahan Province of Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
Sarvestan Petroleum System in Zagros Mountains of Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
Geological formation Hmh Braun 2703 west from Qom in Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
Tang-e-Ashi pass in Fars Province of Iran. View from a window of a plane from Abu Dhabi to Saint Petersburg in Russia, December 26, 2014
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Sky and clouds from a window of a plane from Houston to Moscow, Russia, June 19, 2010
Sun behind clouds from a window of a plane from Houston to Moscow, Russia, June 19, 2010
Rising clouds from a window of a plane from Houston to Moscow, Russia, June 19, 2010
Tower like clouds from a window of a plane from Houston to Moscow, Russia, June 19, 2010
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Arab Museum of Modern Art in Education City. Doha, Qatar, February 15, 2011
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Adras Dagi Mountain (1700 m) and Adros, Faysal, Evsin villages on a border of Karaman and Mersin province in Turkey, view from a window of a plane from Houston to Doha. January 16, 2012
Glaciers and fjords of Ellesmere Island, Canada. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Saalfelden and snowy mountain peaks in the Steinernes Meer with a distinct summit pyramid of Schonfeldspitze (2,653 m) in the Berchtesgaden Alps in Austria and Germany, view from a window of a plane from Houston to Doha. January 16, 2012
Hoher-Ziegspitz, Kramerspitz mountains in Bavarian Alps, with Farchant and other mountain resorts in district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in Bavaria, Germany, view from a window of a plane from Houston to Doha. January 16, 2012
Anamas Dagi mountains and Lake Beysehir (Beysehir Golu) with Uzun Ada Island in Isparta, Turkey, view from a window of a plane from Houston to Doha. January 16, 2012
TAMUQ Main Lecture Hall 238 (Texas A&M University at Qatar) from south in Education City campus at evening. Doha, Qatar, March 3, 2010
Old City from a window of a small church Dominus Flevit on a slope of Mount of Olives. Jerusalem, the Middle East, October 31, 2002
Glacier tongue in Arctic Cordillera mountains on Ellesmere Island, Canada. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Arctic Cordillera mountain system on Ellesmere Island, Canadian territory. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Ice on northern tip of Severny Island of Novaya Zemlia Archipelago in Russia, near Mys Zhelaniya. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Glacier of Arctic Cordillera mountain system on Ellesmere Island, Canada. View from a window of a plane from Dubai, UAE to Houston, TX, April 28, 2011
Old city of Al Wakra, south from Doha. Qatar, January 30, 2010
A statue at Columbus Circle at south-west gate of Central Park. New York City, February 25, 2007
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Western Europe from a window of a plane Boston - Paris. 11:33 GMT June 15, 2003
Western Europe from a window of a plane Boston - Paris. 11:59 GMT June 15, 2003
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Suburbs of Tel Aviv, view from a window of a plane. July 29, 2002

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