Iranian plateau

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the plataeu of Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Iranian plateau, also known as the Persian plateau[1][2] 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).[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Robert H. Dyson. The archaeological evidence of the second millennium B.C. on the Persian plateau. ISBN 0521070988.
  2. James Bell (1832). A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific. Archibald Fullarton. pp. 7, 284, 287, 288.
  3. Old Iranian Online, University of Texas College of Liberal Arts (retrieved 10 February 2007)