Visiting the World’s Hottest Place (70°C, 159°F) LUT DESERT

Visiting the World’s Hottest Place (70°C, 159°F) LUT DESERT

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This place is different from Furnace Creek, California or Death Valley. A heat wave in this geography is the worst. NASA’s medium resolution imaging spectroradiometer installed on the Aqua satellite recorded that the world’s hottest land surface was in the Lut Desert, where temperatures reached 70.7°C (159.3°F) in 2005. Located in the southeast of Iran, the distance from the northernmost tip to the southernmost tip of the Lut Desert is considered 480 km and its distance from the westernmost tip to the easternmost tip is considered 320 km. This vast salt desert contains many mysterious spots. Like Gandom Beryan: The hottest point on the planet where 70.7°C is measured from space.

My name is Ruhi Çenet. I am an independent documentary filmmaker. I go to unique places that are not known to many and discover them with a different approach. My motto is “Curiosity is the best guide”. I’m here to not give answers but to ask the right questions. Join me to learn something different.