Deltas of Rud-e-Shur, Rud-e-Shirin and Rud-e-Minab

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Deltas of Rud-e-Shur, Rud-e-Shirin and Rud-e-Minab

  • Country: 
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
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  • Area: 
    45,000 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    27°05'N 56°45'E
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Deltas of Rud-e-Shur, Rud-e-Shirin & Rud-e-Mindab. 23/06/75; Bandar-e Abbas; 45,000 ha; 27°05'N 056°45'E. Coastal mudflats, mangroves and saltmarshes around the deltas of three rivers, subject to spring flooding. A shallow, inshore zone includes mud and sand flats, bars and spits. Arid plains and steppe occur inland. The area is important for wintering waterbirds. There are a few human settlements near the wetlands. Ramsar site no. 51. Most recent RIS information: 1997.

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