State/Province/Region
OT
Country
IR
Nearest Area
qeshm
Town
qeshm
Description

" Stars Valley, Qeshm Island , Iran " ________ Stars Valley is a natural consequence of wind erosion and rainstorm washing out from Cenozoic period (2 million years ago) up to now. The valley locates in Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf, Iran. in depth of 7 to 15 meters below original plateau, including columns, sharp cones, arches and edges all made from sand and natural cement. Based on locals' believes, the valley is formed after falling a star, many centuries ago; the name of valley is after that incident. Due to specific shape and arrangement of columns, wind made noise is audible through the valley, inducing a mysterious mood. The latter makes locals to believe in ghost traffic through the valley; they avoid entering to the valley during evening and night.

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March 13, 2016
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March 13, 2016