The head of the Geological Survey announced: “After Qeshm Geopark, Iran’s second geopark case known as Tabas will be on UNESCO agenda for registration in the International Commission Geoparks.”
According to ISNA, the geological documentary of the Earth’s surface entitled Qeshm Geopark, the Island of Phenomena promotes the treasures and phenomena of Iran’s tourism. This geopark introduces the country’s geological attractions and achieving sustainable employment by using new technologies to create the necessary infrastructure in this area. Now it is time for the second case, Tabas Geopark, to take on the role.
Dr. Alireza Shahidi, Head of the Geology and Mineral Exploration Organization of the country, who has been responsible for preparing the geological map of the eastern half of Qeshm Geopark; In the fourth press conference and the unveiling ceremony of this documentary, stating that Iran is a paradise for geologists, he added: “Everywhere in Iran, including the north, south, east, west, and center, we see beautiful geological phenomena, each with its enthusiasts. Especially Tabas.”
Referring to the process of preparing this film, he said: “In these studies, we encountered the” Aghajari “formation in Qeshm Geopark, which is considered as a chance for this island. Because this formation has a very wide outcrop and it can be said that 90% of the outcrop of Qeshm Island is Aghajari Formation.
Shahidi stated that due to the nature of the constituent material of its elements under the influence of wind erosion, very beautiful shapes have been created. As can be seen in the documentary, very beautiful cross-stratifications are observed in this formation, and many parts up to several Ten meters you can see the accumulation of shells, which is very beautiful.
He said that Qeshm Geopark was first introduced to UNESCO by the Geological Survey of Iran. Fortunately, the case of the second geopark in Iran under the name of Tabas Geopark has been sent to UNESCO, which is hoped to be reviewed by the International Geopark Commission soon.” To be registered.