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Shadegan Marshes & mudflats of Khor-al Amaya & Khor Musa - One of the richest waterbird habitats and nesting areas in the world

Added to the Montreux Record, 16 June 1993. Wildlife Refuge. An extensive delta on the border with Iraq, forming part of the largest lowland in Iran, and composed of the floodplains of major rivers draining 11.5 million hectares. The site includes fresh and brackish sedge marshes, tidal flats, creeks, sandbanks and a low island.

 

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  • Location: 30.5N,48.75E
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