Zanjan

Dudkesh-e Jen ( Takht-e Div/Jen Chimney )

Elf chimneys are located at 20 km to Mahneshan, 120 km to Zanjan, Iran. This natural phenomenon is called "Hoodoo" in terms of geology, and originally is referred to a mushroom - shaped rock that emerged as a result of erosion. It is like a tall and thin minarets that another stone is on it.

Dudkesh-e Jen ( Takht-e Div/Jen Chimney )

Dodkesh Jen (Jinn chimney) is a natural phenomenon that during the erosion, some long columns like minarets with difference in thickness and height are built from sediments and rocks, and usually a large rock or a part of the rough layer has been remain at the top part of it. These natural structures remain in interesting shapes like a chimney and called Jinn chimney or elf throne. The reason of naming this phenomena probably returns to the human disability in the past that related some phenomena to Jinn and elf and the region’s natives entitled Dodkesh Jen (Jinn Chimney) to this heterogeneous erosion phenomena. This natural phenomena named Hoodoo in geology and is one of the tourism attractions in all around the world. This natural phenomenon named Hoodoo in geology and is one of the tourism attractions in the world. Hoodoos are more visible in America (Bryce Canyon region). These landscapes are visible in the west side of Mississippi river and the east of the Rocky mountains of America and Canada , Turkey , Serbia and Taiwan .This phenomena is known to” women by trimming hair “ in the French part of Alps. There are some samples of Hoodoo in the Vardij village in the near of the Vardavard region of Tehran ,but just two of these chimneys in the  road of mahneshan to behestan castle called to Dodkesh Jen.

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