Wednesday, September 7, 2011
This astronaut photograph of the southwestern edge of the Zagros mountain belt includes another common feature of the region—a salt dome (Kuh-e-Namak or “mountain of salt” in Farsi). Thick layers of minerals such as halite (common table salt) typically accumulate in closed basins during alternating wet and dry climatic conditions.IMAGE.CREDIT-NASA
All mountains are formed by the volcanic activity.scientist.g.ponmudi.
ACCORDING TO THIS NASA REPORT (REF-1)THE ZAGROS MOUNTAINS IN IRAN WAS FORMED BY THE COLLISION OF THE EURASIAN AND ARABIAN TECTONIC PLATES:THIS REPORT ALSO SAID THAT LAYERS OF SALT HAVE BEEN FOUND ON THE MOUNTAINS.IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT SALT IS ALSO FOUND ON THE VOLCANIC MOUNTAIN OF ANTARCTICA CALLED AS MOUNT EREBUS.(REF-2)THEREFORE CONTRARY THE NASA REPORT THE ZAGROS MOUNTAINS ALSO FORMED BY THE VOLCANIC ACTIVITY.
scientist.g.ponmudi Scientist.G.Ponmudi at 11:55 AM