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Evaluation geomorphotourism potential of Qeshm Geopark
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Geopark have great potential in terms of geotourist attracting. Island of Qeshm as the largest Island in the Persian Gulf has High ecotourism potential. Qeshm geopark just as only geopark in Middle East with special and rare geological heritage and international importance was Located on the island of Qeshm. This paper evaluates the geomorphotourism potential of Qeshm geopark. In order to describe this geosite have been used the topographic and geological map, satellite images, Field studies and to evaluate geomorphotourism ability of this geosite in terms of geotourist attracting have been used prolong method. The results showed that Stars Valley with a value average of 77% and the productivity average 68% is the highest geomorphotourism value. Because of the high potential in the field of physical beauty, scientific, economic, historical, cultural, social value, area Geosite have great potential in the field of geotourism. Lack of infrastructure is the main cause of not getting it organized. Geosite organization and management has paved the way Geotourism development of Qeshm geopark
Keywords: geotourist, geomorphotourism, Prolong method, Qeshm geopark.
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/05/29 | Accepted: 2014/12/25 | Published: 2017/08/22
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Evaluation geomorphotourism potential of Qeshm Geopark. 3. 2015; 3 (5) :27-44
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Volume 3, Issue 5 (4-2015) Back to browse issues page
ژئوموروفولوژی کاربردی ایران Applied Geomorphology of Iran
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