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Evaluation of the potential of tourism in the city of Zanjan Mahneshan By the Use of Rynard
Hassan Jafari, Fardin Monfard, Khadijeh Rezaei
university of zanjan
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Mahneshan city located in NW of Zanjan province, with an area of 2786 km2, it is located in in the Alborz- Azerbaijan zone, according to Geologic units classification. This area is full of geological phenomena And the geomorphological That we can Finger of God in the formation Conglomerate of various sizes, historic castles and erosion, bad land, Mineral springs, natural lakes, rocky outcrops, mines land tourism And other cases. These landforms focus on tourist special places and these have combined the value of scientific, ecological, cultural, aesthetic and economic. These be useful to grow land development and tourism as well as problems of unemployment and economic deprivation - social area, in case of serious attention and a scientific program. The basis is formed on the complications of inventories during the field visit by using global positioning system (GPS) and the analysis resauts of geologic and topographic maps at different scales in GIS. Then be assessed tourism potential of the geomorphosite Mahneshan region, by use Rynard method and scientific and value added criterias. Results indicate that the Behestan Castle accounted the greatest potential scientific value and tourism value compared to other geosits. This article is foundation for more precise planning of regional geomorphosite capabilities, in order to achieve the sustainable development of tourism.

Keywords: Behestan Castle, Geomorphosite, Finger of God, Added Value, Mahneshan
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/07/12 | Accepted: 2015/10/5 | Published: 2016/01/21

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