Sahand (in Persian سهند) is the highest mountain (about 3800m) located in the Iranian province of East Azarbaijan. Persian (ÙØ§Ø±Ø³Û = FÃ¢rsi . ... East Azarbaijan province enjoys some of Irans most favorable climatic conditions. ...
It is one of the highest mountains in Iranian Azerbaijan, in addition to being an important dormant volcano in the country. The Sahand mountains are directly south of Tabriz, the highest peak of which is Jam Daqi at an altitude of 3,750 m.. Approximately 17 peaks can be accounted for as being over 3,000 m. in height. Due to the presence of a variety of flora and fauna, the Sahand mountains is known as the bride of mountains in Iran. The neutrality of this article is disputed. ... Tabriz City Hall, built in 1895, by Arfaol molk, with the aid of German engineers. ...
It is also the name of an Iranian Saam Classfrigate sunk in Operation Praying Mantis by American forces in 1988. The Saam class is an Iranian light patrol frigate with an armament consisting of nine seacat missiles (anti-air missile), five sea killer missiles (anti-ship missile). ... Frigate is a name which has been used for several distinct types of warships at different times. ... An aerial view of the Iranian frigate IS Alvand (71) burning on 18 April 1988 after being attacked by aircraft of U.S. Navy Carrier Air Wing 11 in retaliation for the mining of the guided missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
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