Waterproof and tear-resistant, indexed road map of Iran at 1:1,500,000 with topographic and tourist information, published by Reise Know-How as part of their highly acclaimed World Mapping Project. The map is double-sided to provide the best balance between a good scale and a convenient size sheet. Topography is shown by altitude colouring with spot heights, mountain passes, and names of mountain ranges. Seasonal rivers and lakes, swamps, salt pans and oases are also marked. Internal administrative boundaries are shown with names of the provinces. Place names are in the Latin alphabet, with names of main cities are also given in the Arabic script.
Road network includes local roads, indicating driving distances on main routes and most secondary roads, locations of petrol stations and border crossings. Railways, local airfields and ports are marked. National parks and protected areas are highlighted. Symbols show locations of various places of interest, including UNESCO world heritage sites, archaeological remains, wells and water tanks, campsites and selected hotels, etc. Oil wells and oil and gas pipelines are marked. The map has latitude and longitude lines at intervals of 1º and an extensive index of localities with a separate list of national parks and reserves. Map legend includes English.
”World Mapping Project” is an extensive series of maps at varying scales, aiming to provide coverage of countries and regions worldwide using clear, well presented cartography with both topographic and tourist information.