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The Strait of Hormuz location map

The Strait of Hormuz

The Strait of Hormuz connects the Persian Gulf with the Indian Ocean and is an important ship route especially for oil transports. The tip of the Arabian Peninsula on the western side of the strait is an exclave of Oman. The eastern shore with the large island of Qeshm belongs to Iran.

View: The Strait of Hormuz
Location: Lon 57.405°
Lat 25.125°
Altitude: 39 km
Direction: 310°
Camera Angle: 42°
User Rating: 2.5
Location Map:    Visible Topography
The Strait of Hormuz location map
The Strait of Hormuz

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Visitor comments:

by Afshin from Iran posted on Mon May 26 2008 06:36:19
Excellent. I was shocked when i saw Damavand peak and the northern area of iran on this view.
Thank you very much.
by Ghazaleh from Iran posted on Wed Apr 16 2008 11:31:01
That's amazing.very nice site and you have well time wiyh nature.what about ZAGROUS mountains in west of Iran and DENA the peak of Zagrous?
Thank you.
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