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  SummitPost.org - Taftan Climbing Information
Taftan is the tallest of several volcanoes in southeastern Iran, a group of moderately-large stratovolcanoes which stretches into neighboring Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Taftan is a broad eroded stratovolcano, with a still-active crater atop its summit cone.
Access to Taftan appears to be straightforward, as a number of roads run high up on the flanks of the massif, including one which crosses northwest of the central cone reaching as high as 9000 ft (2700 m).
www.summitpost.org /show/mountain_link.pl/mountain_id/1820   (733 words)

  
 Taftan Teflon
Taftan Teflon Company is a subsidiary of Jonoube Shargh Industrial Company, situated in South East part of Iran.
Taftan Teflon thread sealing tapes, are produced from the best quality raw materials.
Easy handling, Long Life time and economical application, are the advantages that Taftan Teflon offers to its users, beside long term safety and easier workability.
www.zalzal.com /sjs/taftanteflon.html   (232 words)

  
 About IRAN
With population of 487031, according to the census in 1996, Zahedancity is the capital of the province at altitude of 1396.9 from sea level.
Taftan Peak is one of the important views and attractions of the province.
Mount Taftan is one of these volcanoes and located in northeast of Iran, 50 km.
www.iccim.org /English/Iran/sistan   (3165 words)

  
 (CAIS at SOAS) July 2002 Archaeological News
The margin of Ladise River in Zahedan and the northern margin of Taftan Mountain, 4,050 ms in height, is one of the sites, which according to the available texts and evidences served as a residential area between 70,000 to 100,000 years ago.
The slopes of Taftan at the center of Sistan-Baluchestan Province are one of Iran's origins of the ancient civilizations and tribal residential areas.
The margin of Ladise River in Zahedan and the northern margin of the 4,050-meters-high Taftan Mountain is one of the sites which according to the written texts and evidences were a residential area between 70,000 to 100,000 years ago.
www.cais-soas.com /News/2002/July2002.htm   (1104 words)

  
 Civil Aviation Organization : Islamic Republic of Iran , Flights Status , timetable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Hussein Amini, an authority of the airport said: "this province with five airports in its cities is one of the premierships in the country".
Among the future plans of the Taftan Air is the absorption of private investment.
"Taftan Airline is the only one who had started its activity by purchasing two Fokker airplanes and in the near future two other airplanes will be purchased from Airbus," added SamadZadeh.
www.cao.ir /english/news/detail.asp?id=1552   (292 words)

  
 Re: IRAN QUAKE>><<how has Gel Taftan structures (Ceramic Houses) performed?
The innovation per se entails construction of thick walls (about 300 mm) and vault and dome roofing (without the use of any wood and without any supporting formwork) with hand moulded unstabilised earth blocks only, called adobe.
Both Gel Taftan (Ceramic House) and Supper Adobe structures have been built and tested in the Mojave desert (by Nader Khalili) and have been found to be Earth-Quake resistant and also resistant to rain and flash floods.
Interestingly enough both Gel Taftan (Ceramic House) and Super Adobe are approved by NASA to be the future building materials for would be structures on Moon and Mars.
www.euken.com /group/seaoc/mailarchive/2004a/msg00307.html   (1183 words)

  
 Bus from Pakistan to Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Twice a week a train (sometimes) manages to reach Taftan, 700 km away, in 30 hours.
Several big normal buses reach Taftan in 12 hours but there are no sleeper buses.
There is basically nothing in between Quetta and Taftan so travelling in stages is out of question.
uk.geocities.com /dlg_ie/story83.htm   (1025 words)

  
 [Econo-list] Commerce Minister seeks greater volume of bilateral trade with Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The possibilities of establishing dry port at Taftan on experimental basis were also deliberated in depth.
Razak Dawood was given a detailed briefing on the planned dry port at Taftan by representative of National Logistic Cell (NLC), Brigadier Liaquat Rashid.
The minister was also apprised of the interim arrangements which are being implemented under the instructions of Communication' s Ministry according to which from June 1, 2002, all road related import/export is being handled by NLC dry port Quetta and all rail trade by Railway dry port, Quetta for a initial period of 6 months.
lists.isb.sdnpk.org /pipermail/econo-list/2002-July/002589.html   (440 words)

  
 IRVAJ English -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The possibilities of establishing a dry port at "Taftan" on experimental basis were deliberated in depth.
Dawood was given a detailed briefing on the planned dry port at Taftan by representative of National Logistic Cell (NLC) Brig Liaqat Rashid.
The minister was also apprised of the interim arrangements which are being implemented under the instructions of Ministry of Communication according to which from June 1, 2002, all road related import/export is being handled by NLC dry port Quetta and all rail trade by Railway dry port, Quetta for an initial period of six months.
www.iranvajahan.net /cgi-bin/news_en.pl?l=en&y=2002&m=7&d=17&a=6   (400 words)

  
 Pars Tourist Agency (Iran Taftan Summit)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The separated Taftan summit and the complex of several summits surrounding it are in Sistan va Baluchestan province in Khash region.
Although Taftan is not that high and it seems to be suitable and easy for ascending, it is very difficult and dangerous to climb it in winter.
The heavy storms and ices in the region are the causes of difficulty in winter which even may lead to failure in operating the tour.
www.key2persia.com /taftan_summit.htm   (243 words)

  
 Pakistan - Taftan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
We crossed over the Pakistani border into Taftan or, more precisely, we crossed the border and never made it further, stopping to camp with the border officials themselves.
Adam talked to the border guards after we were let in shortly before dark.
Shortly after we left the border we stopped to refuel and, as the picture shows, the fuel station was a bit primative.
www.worldwidewandering.org /ME2002/Pakistan/taftan.html   (156 words)

  
 India Overland Stories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
So we stopped at the Taftan (Pakistan Tourist Development Corporation) motel where we were the only guests.
That evening dinner was especially cooked for us and served in a gas-lit restaurant as there was (as usual in Taftan) no electricity.
Taftan is not a village or town or whatever.
www.india-overland.com /Pakistan.html   (1045 words)

  
 India Overland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
By this time I knew that the estimated 14 hours to Taftan was definitely going to drag out into some astronomic figure that I did not want to even try to imagine because it would only make the trip even more psychologically trying.
They started picking up anybody off the street that was willing to go in our direction This was done screaming out "Taftan, Taftan" at the top of their lungs and whenever someone showed a bit of interest they were quickly pulled into the vehicle, sometimes without the bus even stopping.
Within an hour, all seats were taken, there was luggage and sacks of grain in the isle and I had to surrender one of my seats to an Asian looking gentleman with a thermos of hot chai.
www.india-overland.com /lastbustotaftan.html   (2762 words)

  
 Taftan Louleh
Taftan Louleh, produces corrugated pipes, whose inside diameter measures from 200 mm to 1200 mm.
Taftan Louleh, produces its pipes by using IDSC technology which is a leading technology in producing double wall PE corrugated pipes in the world.
Corrugated polyethylene pipe usage has grown extensively in the last 20 years.
www.zalzal.com /sjs/cortubes.html   (595 words)

  
 USAID rural uplift plan opens for Balochistan -DAWN - National; 12 February, 2004
BD NATIONALS HELD: About 35 Bangladeshi nationals have been arrested while they were trying to cross into Iranian illegally in the Taftan area on Tuesday, official sources said.
"All the Bangladeshis were caught crossing into Iran from an infrequented route without having the legal travelling documents," a senior official of the law enforcement agency confirmed by telephone from Taftan.
Other sources said that these Bangladeshi nationals had been living illegally in different areas of Balochistan and reached Taftan two days back to cross into Iran.
www.dawn.com /2004/02/12/nat18.htm   (363 words)

  
 QUETTA
At Dalbandain there is a small rest House and a newly built hotel with basic facilities.
At Taftan there is PTDC Motel which has 6 Rooms and some dormitories.
The Custom formalities are pretty simple at Taftan and take about half an hour.
www.geocities.com /uzma_10/quetta.htm   (521 words)

  
 The Great Desert Bus Bust - Taftan to Quetta by bus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The bus is entirely surrounded by this debris, this explosive unpicking of its original painstaking creation at the border town of Taftan.
It is slowly emerging from its cocoon, the fine thread of smuggled goods spun off, revealing the embarassed grub of a white Mercedes bus.
Bus is clearly the best way to travel from Taftan to Quetta, the smuggling makes it safer rather than the reverse.
www.spankingemma.com /bus.html   (355 words)

  
 Altitudes and Summits, Sistan Va Baluchestan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The mountainous area and Taftan peak is located in the southeast of Iran, and within a distance of 50 km.
This mountain embraces the Taftan volcano and is the tallest mountain of Baluchestan, with several peaks.
Its famous volcanic summit known as 'Chehel Tan' lies 380 km.
www.irancaravan.com /UN05.htm   (321 words)

  
 :: Welcome To Taftan::
The live Taftan chat area is designed as an open forum for constructive and inspiring discussion.
This Taftanchat was formed with the interests of the general community in mind, particularly the youth.
It is important that chats on this Taftan site remain constructive, positive, open and friendly.
www.geocities.com /pakistan_cities/taftan.html   (120 words)

  
 News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In a letter to the Ministry of Commerce, he expressed apprehension that the duty would be charged on each and every consignment whether terminating in Iran or going to Central Asian Republics (CARs) via Iran.
This tax or duty is to be deposited in Treasury before cross-border documentation is done, therefore, huge delays are being caused at the border due to paucity of funds with exporters or the buyers have not approved the additional unwarranted costs, he said.
He urged the Ministry of Commerce to ask Iranian Government to reconsider the levy of additional Rs45,000 duty on containers entering Iran via Taftan border particularly for the transit goods.
www.pakistanlink.com /Headlines/Jan05/17/08.htm   (368 words)

  
 Visiting Pakistan ..... Geo Pakistan
Several buses and coaches daily leave from Taftan to Quetta (634 km - 16 - 18 hours).
Pak-Iran border crossing is only possible through Taftan-Zahidan, from 09:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs with break from 13:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs.
There is a weekly express train from Zahidan to Quetta (via Taftan - 27 hours).
geopakistan.5u.com /visiting.htm   (2870 words)

  
 Taftan, 54 Abbeville Road, London - Furniture Shop near Clapham South Tube Station
Taftan, 54 Abbeville Road, London - Furniture Shop near Clapham South Tube Station
Stocking gifts and art by Rachel Whelan, Taftan sells gifts for an array of occasions as well as a selection of Retro leather furniture -all of which have been inspired by Eastern culture.
However, if you are planning to visit Taftan please phone in advance to ensure that the above details are accurate.
www.allinlondon.co.uk /directory/1139/14250.php   (161 words)

  
 Skiing the Pacific Ring of Fire and Beyond: Taftan
Skiing the Pacific Ring of Fire and Beyond: Taftan
This area is extremely arid, so it is unclear how often the volcanoes are skiable, and despite reaching a maximum height of over 13000 ft (4000 m) there is no permanent snow or ice on any of them.
More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future...
www.skimountaineer.com /ROF/ROF.php?name=Taftan   (198 words)

  
 Pakistan Times | Metro: Iran hands over 110 Pakistanis to Taftan Levies
CHAGAI: Iranian authorities after arresting 110 Pakistani nationals for illegally entering into Iran handed them over to Levies authorities at Pak-Iran border at Taftan on Friday.
Levies officials at Taftan say, 66 of them have been handed over to Federal Investigation Agency for investigation while remaining 44 persons are still in the custody of Levies who would also be entrusted to FIA after initial investigation.
Meanwhile, Pakistani authorities at Taftan have pushed back five Bangladeshi nationals to Iran who were trying to enter Pakistan without any traveling documents.
pakistantimes.net /2003/12/20/metro1.htm   (360 words)

  
 ChE Links by Cheresources, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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From Taftan Data, tutorial in MS Windows help format (138 kB) covering the laws of thermodynamics, heat engines, turbines, heat exchangers, energy, power, heat, and the basic properties of pure fluids.
www.cheresources.com /chelinks/Thermodynamics/more2.shtml   (480 words)

  
 ONLINE - International News Network
QUETTA: Iranian security forces arrested 161 Pakistanis for illegally crossing border and pushed them back to Taftan border, where Taftan levies rounded them up on Wednesday.
Taftan Levies handed them over to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) that started further investigation.
The arrested belong to different cities of Pakistan and they wanted to go to Spain, Greece and other countries via Turkey for employment opportunities.
www.onlinenews.com.pk /details.php?id=83491   (144 words)

  
 Clapham Passport Membership
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If you are looking for that certain 'must have' item of furniture to complete your house or office then look no further, as Taftan will have it.
FREE promotion on MyVillage Network and Passport means increased visibility and footfall through your door - too good to miss!
www.myclapham.co.uk /passport/taftan.htm   (128 words)

  
 diary.india-overland.com - Rafza's day to day view.. in Baluchistan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
So we stopped at the Taftan (Pakistan Tourist Development Corporation)motel where we were the only guests.
For 200 rupees (!) we could park our truck on their premises.
That evening dinner was especially cooked for us and served in a gas-lit restaurant as there was (as usual ýn Taftan) no electricity.
diary.india-overland.com /article.php?story=20011227135025211   (1202 words)

  
 Pakistan Times | National: 41 Afghan nationals arrested from Pak-Iran Border
CHAGAI: Kharan Rifles, a wing of Frontier Corps, arrested 41 Afghan nationals from Pak-Iran border at Taftan on Wednesday when they were trying to illegally cross the border from Pakistan to Iran, local administration in Taftan said.
The arrested people were handed over to Levies officials for initial interrogation after which they would be entrusted to Federal Investigation Agency for further investigation.
Meanwhile, Iranian border authorities also handed over 12 Pakistanis to levies officials at Taftan who had entered the Iranian soil without any legal documents.●
pakistantimes.net /2004/09/16/national3.htm   (113 words)

  
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 Thermodynamics On-Line Help Download - DownSeek.com
This program is a help file in Windows help format.
This free Thermodynamics On-Line Help download is the property of Taftan Data.
We only distribute legal software releases so you'll not find a Thermodynamics On-Line Help crack, serial, keygen or any warez for download here.
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