KARUN RIVER

KARUN RIVER
   rising in the Zarduh Koh Mountains W. of Ispahân; flows W. and S. past Shuster into the Persian Gulf; is the sole navigable waterway of Persia, and was thrown open to trade 1888.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Kārūn River — River, southwestern Iran. A tributary of the Shatt al Arab, it rises in the Bakhtīārī Mountains and flows through mountains for 515 mi (829 km). The Ḥaffār Channel, dug in 986, changed its course, causing frontier disputes between Iran and the… …   Universalium

  • Karun — Geobox River name = Karun native name = كارون other name = other name1 = image size = 200px image caption = Karun River passing the Iranian city of Ahvaz. etymology = country = Iran country1 = state = Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari state1 = Khuzestan… …   Wikipedia

  • Karun-3 dam — Infobox Dam dam name= Karun 3 Dam caption= Karun 3 Dam official name= Karun 3 Dam crosses= Karun River reservoir= locale=Khuzestan Iran maint= Iran Water Power Resources Development Co. length= 462 m height= 205 m width= began= open= 2005 closed …   Wikipedia

  • Karun-4 dam — Infobox Dam dam name= Karun 3 Dam caption= Karun4 Dam, Under Construction official name= Karun 4 Dam crosses= Karun River reservoir= locale=Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province Iran maint= Iran Water Power Resources Development Co. length= 440 m… …   Wikipedia

  • river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …   Universalium

  • Karun — Karun, Fluß im südwestlichen Persien, entspringt südwestlich von Ispahan in 3880 m Höhe auf den Kalkgebirgen der Bachtijaren und mündet nach gewundenem Lauf bei Mohammera in den Schatt el Arab. Seit 1888 für die Schiffahrt freigegeben, wird er… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tigris-Euphrates river system — ▪ river system, Asia Introduction  great river system of Southwest Asia, comprising the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, which have their sources within 50 miles (80 km) of each other in eastern Turkey and travel southeast through northern Syria and… …   Universalium

  • Karun — geographical name river over 500 miles (804 kilometers) W Iran flowing into Shatt al Arab …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Karun — /keuh roohn , kah /, n. a river in SW Iran, flowing SW to the Shatt al Arab. ab. 515 mi. (830 km) long. * * * …   Universalium

  • Karun — Ka•run [[t]kəˈrun, kɑ [/t]] n. geg a river in SW Iran, flowing SW to the Shatt al Arab. ab. 515 mi. (830 km) long …   From formal English to slang

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