naharkhoran in jahan nama
Jahan- Nama Protected Area
Covering an area of more than 30000 hectares from south east of Kordkuy township to south east of Gorgan, Jahan-Nama has a height of between 600 to 3086 meters above the sea.
There are old summer resort villages in this area which among them we can mention Kafshgiri and Sa'd Abaad.Kafshgiri Mahalleh and S'ad Abaad Mahalleh in north west of Jahan-Nama still owns houses with traditional architecture view.
.There are many ancient relics in Hajiabaad, Chaharbagh, Shahkooh, Chaman Savar, Ziarat and other areas in Jahan-Nama protected area.
Also, the existence of the 35-meter Radkan tower in the suburbs has doubled its tourism value in this region.
This region located in the south of Kordkuy township is said to be the tomb of Abu ja'far Muhammad Ebn e Vandorin Bavandi-one of the princes of Tabarestan Bavandi dynasty.
Regarding Geographical features, most of the area is mountainous and its height is from 600 meter in northern border of Shast-Kola to 3085 meter in Talanbar Mountain in east of the region and the south of Ziarat village.
The famous mountains in this region are Dokali in the west, Shahpasand, Kalet and Chelestan in the centre, Zebleh, Talanbar and Landehkooh in the east.
Despite being mountainous, this region owns lots of springs such as Nokhod Cheshmeh,Sorkh Cheshmeh,Pirezan Cheshmeh, Sharbat, Toolboneh, Sooteh,Mazokesh,Emamverdi Chaharsara,springs around Haji Abaad and mineral warm water spring of Ziarat.
There are also rivers flowing in this area which among them is Chahar Bagh in west which enters Mazandaran Province from where Radkan is located.
Sefid Darreh seasonal river also exists in the centre of this region.
The waterfall of Ziarat is located about 5 km north east of Ziarat village.
In Iran's plant geography taxonomy, Jahan-Nama is among Hirkan minor part which has covered the country's north forests.
The region's plant cover includes broad-leaved tree, shrub, and bush.
The most important plant species are Taxus baccata, Junipers, Beech, Hornbeam, Blackthorn, Barberry, Zelkova Carpinifolia, Willow, Tilia, Borage, Alfalfa, Dandelion, Salvia, and Sainfoin.
Due to its special conditions, this region has wealthy wildlife including rare and endangered species .The most important species are Brown Bear, Red Deer, Fox, Roe Deer, Wild Pig, Jungle Cat, Caracal and Tiger.
The existence of native and peregrine birds is another beauty of the region. These birds include Kestrel, Eagle, Buzzard, Sparrow hawk, Partridge, See-see Partridge, Quail, Pheasant, Vulture, Lammergeyer, Wood Pigeon, Falcon, and Toucan.
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dale54 (6241) 2011-12-19 5:33
saber hi.well looks like winters here!super pic,like that walker in your pic too,great light in it too! tfs! have a great week! dr
brianmcc (6005) 2011-12-19 11:01
hi saber, this looks to be a very cold, bleak place, however your picture captures the beauty of it as well. the trees frame the scene very well. the tones are wonderful. your inclusion of the figure helps to put scale into the scene. lovely composition.
aliabazari (10936) 2011-12-19 11:03
very nice composition you captured.
saxo042 (36702) 2011-12-19 11:12
A very peaceful scene with very few colours. Still a very pleasant and well composed picture. Interesting to see this amount of snow.
siudzi (31777) 2011-12-19 13:42
Your images captured in the forests are always do attractive! This one has been taken with a perfect sense of perspective and depth. Very well done.
cargus (8018) 2011-12-19 23:38
Excellent paysage d’hiver, bien encadré et bien joué dans les plus belles couleurs de l’hiver, une image bien fait.!
delpeoples (52289) 2011-12-20 5:58
Hello dear Saber
It seems that the winter has come and is not going to leave. Beautiful photo of this solitary person making their way in the snow. Excellent contrast, colour and sharpness.
Thanks for sharing, have a beautiful day
peppe59 (14551) 2011-12-20 8:02
beautiful scene of winter is coming, perfect human presence on the scene.
jhm (134472) 2011-12-21 4:44
Splendid winter picture with a lot snow.
You did excellent addition the man as walker, this is very well for the scale.
Excellent perspective and depth image.
Lovely sharp picture with wonderful colors.
Excellent composition, nice done, TFS.
nobuikehonda (3848) 2011-12-22 10:59
YES ! Just in time for the holiday seasons. I am not sure how you celebrate this season in your country, but I am certain that you do celebrate it. What a beautiful photo, I really enjoyed your last series. And now I am going to get to enjoy beautiful winter photos from you. One person alone on skis on the snowy mountain is a very poetic image. Do you like skiing? I am not so good at it. So, I can admire all the more an image like this. As I mentioned it, I like the photo for its poetic nature as well as for being a well composed and presented image. Compliments!
With my very best regards,
Have great days ahead, Saber
Vasa (16732) 2011-12-22 16:43
Total winter in your dear Gorgan. The picture is strong description of atmosphere around you, Saber. Best wishes and continuation.
Nicou (115280) 2011-12-23 1:19
Grandisoe compo avec ce personnage dans la neige en pleine ballade dans un grandisoe décor hibvernal fantastique compo.
Bravo et amitié
eldancer1 (24727) 2011-12-23 14:16
Brrr! I can feel the chill all the way to Las Vegas. I love looking at snow scenes. . .from a distance. Very nice capture of this lone walker. Good dof with nice contrast. Well done, tfs.
Silvio1953 (115095) 2011-12-24 6:56
Ciao Saber, fascinating winter view, beautiful composition with lonely person, splendid perspective, wonderful atmosphere, very well done, my friend, Merry Christmas to you and your family, ciao Silvio
daddo (22352) 2011-12-25 0:41
Salam Saber.charming image full of delicate and intricate patters. Lovely sense of depth and excellent exposure under difficult light. Interesting note, sounds like an area that has so much to offer. Best wishes for 2012. Salam.Klaudio.
UlfE (14635) 2011-12-25 23:49
It was quite some time since I visited your gallery and I notice that you seem to have returned to your favourite forest. Very nice winter mood and your inclusion of the skier is excellent. Also a very good compostion with the large tree trunks to the left and the diagonal lines starting from each bottom corners. TFS and have a nice day!
ruisc_pt (10343) 2011-12-26 0:54
Impressive dualtone image,
I like it a lot.
BluSimo (9392) 2011-12-26 13:38
Good evening Saber
what a great atmosphere! I like above all the vanished bg, and the graphical effect of the dark trees in Fg. the walking man is eye catching.
my best wishes for 2012.
vasilpro (40701) 2011-12-28 14:46
Wonderful wintry composition, beautiful scene with the man walking into the snowy forest, excellent POV, lovely light and color tones, very nice framework, TfS!
Happy New Year to you and your family, Vasilis.
besnard (51798) 2012-01-02 23:14
Une belle image hivernale avec ce skieur perdu dans l'immensité blanche et qui donne de la vie à la photo.
Bravo - mes meilleurs voeux pour toi et ta famille.
wolf38 (30142) 2012-01-03 0:12
Hi Saber. The snow has been covering the landscape. A man on skis and more people are traveling in the background. Yes, winter has its good sides. Rgds wolfgang.
.. I wish you a happy new year.
jadesgran (4880) 2012-01-03 12:44
A well composed photo.I like the tracks in the snow leading my eye to the figure,who is nicely placed in the frame.
Best Wishes Gladys
skippy007 (12510) 2012-01-16 16:19
Hello Saber, Nice shot of the lone skier? Almost all BW except for a slight hint of colour, works very well, a lovely & very cold looking winter scene.
sacavem (18610) 2012-01-26 7:40
Good photographic moment. Excellent postcard,
good work to capture this image.
jmdias (51959) 2012-01-30 23:57
this image has very few colors and created a nice mood with the softness of the brown of these trunks, the graphism, of the naked trees and the personage well positioned. beautiful job.
Morteza_E (879) 2012-02-03 11:54
Hello ... ...
The image is very beautiful and well recorded excellent color
Graal (95077) 2012-02-03 23:29
winter is in all Europe, I see. Nice image. I like the perspective of path with alone man in BG. Photo is well done. I like it.
Have a nice day.
erdna (5711) 2012-03-25 9:17
Very nice tonal values in this winter scene composition.The subject may be centered but the tree arrangements dictated the composition.
Just thinking of snow trekking like this make me shiver as I am not a cold weather person.
- Copyright: saber monajati (sabermonajati) (8831)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-11-25
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D700 fx, Nikkor 24-70 AF-S 2.8G ED
- Exposure: f/13.0, 1/125 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-12-19 5:05