The Iranian plateau, also known as the Persian plateau is a geological formation in Southwest Asia, Southern Asia and the Caucasus region. As a historical region, it includes Parthia, Media and eastern Persia, the heartlands of Greater Persia (mainly Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan west of the River Indus).
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- Robert H. Dyson. The archaeological evidence of the second millennium B.C. on the Persian plateau. ISBN 0521070988. http://openlibrary.org/b/OL5669514M.
- James Bell (1832). A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific. Archibald Fullarton. pp. 7,284,287,288. http://books.google.com/books?id=UhMHACB9iRwC&pg=PA7&vq=%22persian+plateau%22&dq=%22persian+plateau%22&hl=ca&source=gbs_search_s&cad=1.
- Old Iranian Online, University of Texas College of Liberal Arts (retrieved 10 February 2007)