Lut Desert, Iran

Lut Desert Iran UNESCO
Lut Desert © Naser Mizban

The Lut Desert, widely referred to as Dasht-e Lut, is a large salt desert located in the provinces of Kerman and Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran. It is the world’s 34th-largest desert, and was included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List on July 17, 2016. Image by Naser Mizban © UNESCO