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Posted by
Akbar&Armaghan (Gorgan, Iran) on 6 November 2015 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Stars Valley is a natural consequence of wind erosion and rainstorm washing out from Cenozoic period (2 million years ago) up to now. The valley locates in Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf, Iran. It is a magnificent gallery of natural features, in depth of 7 to 15 meters below original plateau, including columns, sharp cones, arches and edges all made from sand and natural cement. Based on locals' believes, the valley is formed after falling a star, many centuries ago; the name of valley is after that incident. Due to specific shape and arrangement of columns, wind made noise is audible through the valley, inducing a mysterious mood. The latter makes locals to believe in ghost traffic through the valley; they avoid entering to the valley during evening and night...

Canon EOS 60D 1/400 second F/8.0 ISO 100 16 mm

omid from mashhad, Iran

به به
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خیلی زیباااااست و باشکووووووووووووه
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ترکیب، رنگها، أشکال و نووووووووووورهای خیلی خیلی قشنگ

6 Nov 2015 7:14pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous rock formations! What a beautiful and spectacular place! Wonderful information! I love the sun star!

6 Nov 2015 11:18pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Very good with the starred sun on the profile of the boulder.

7 Nov 2015 4:44am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

belle lumière

7 Nov 2015 8:54am

Canon EOS 60D
1/400 second
F/8.0
ISO 100
16 mm