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Deep Water (Qarqaab)

Lake 1   

The archaeological ensemble called Takht-e Soleyman (“Throne of Solomon”) is situated on a remote plain surrounded by mountains in northwestern Iran’s West Azerbaijan province.
An artesian lake and a volcano are essential elements of Takht-e Soleyman. This documentary is about its lake; known as "Qarqaab".
Takht-e Soleiman Lake, is one of the wonders of this historical site. It is about 80 meters wide and 120 meters long. With a depth of 110 meters it flows like a hot spring, pumping out about 100 liters of water every second containing of different mineral hot springs.

The site has important symbolic significance. The designs of the fire temple, the palace and the general layout have strongly influenced the development of Islamic architecture.

Deep Water
The Title: Qarqaab

Cast & Crew

Writer, Editor & Director: Pirouz Kalantari
Camera: Reza Teymouri
Sound: Farshid Faraji
Producer: Orod Attarpour
Production: IRIB-Channel 4

Video, 28mins, 2007, Color

Additional Info

  • Genre: Environment, Ducumentary
  • Duration: Video, 28mins, 2007, Color
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