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    سد لتیان

    (Wikipedia) - Latyan Dam latyan Dam Location Coordinates Construction began Opening date Dam and spillways Impounds Height Length Width (base) Reservoir Creates
    Location of latyan Dam
    Lavasan , Tehran Province , Iran
    35°47′24.25″N 51°40′42.63″E / 35.7900694°N 51.6785083°E / 35.7900694; 51.6785083Coordinates: 35°47′24.25″N 51°40′42.63″E / 35.7900694°N 51.6785083°E / 35.7900694; 51.6785083
    Jajrood River
    107 m
    450 m
    99 m
    95 Mm3

    Latyan Dam (Persian: سد لتيان sad-de latyān) is a dam located less than 25 km from Tehran in the south of city of Lavasan. It is one of the main sources of water for Tehran metropolitan region.


    Jajrood River basin is located in the southern part of central Alborz mountain range, the rocks of which date from the Palaeozoic era up to the Quaternary period, as below:

    Location within Alborz Range Map of central Alborz
    Peaks: 1 `Alam Kūh
      -25 to 500 m   500 to 1500 m   1500 to 2500 m   2500 to 3500 m   3500 to 4500 m   4500 to 5671 m 2 Āzād Kūh 3 Damāvand
    4 Do Berar 5 Do Khaharan
    6 Ghal`eh Gardan 7 Gorg
    8 Kholeno 9 Mehr Chal
    10 Mīšīneh Marg 11 Naz
    12 Shah Alborz 13 Sīālān
    14 Tochal 15 Varavašt
    Rivers: 0
    1 Alamūt 2 Chālūs
    3 Do Hezār 4 Harāz
    5 Jājrūd 6 Karaj
    7 Kojūr 8 Lār
    9 Nūr 10 Sardāb
    11 Seh Hazār 12 Shāh Rūd
    Cities: 1 Āmol
    2 Chālūs 3 Karaj
    Other: D Dīzīn
    E Emāmzādeh Hāšem K Kandovān Tunnel
    * Latīān Dam ** Lār Dam
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