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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
About seventy protected habitats are under the management of Iran's Environment Organization which are divided, according to importance, into four types of national parks, national natural monuments, wildlife sanctuaries and protected areas. The smallest of such areas called the national natural monument of Susan Chehel Cheragh (Forty Lights), is 0.6 hectares, and the largest one is the Turan protected area and Wildlife sanctuary with an area of 1,900,000 hectares. For preparing basic maps for environmental utilization of the above areas the coverage maps of Geographic Organization of the Armed Forces on the scales of 1: 50,000 and 1: 250,000 were taken as the basis, and after clarifying aerial photographs and summarizing the above-mentioned maps a habitat map and other environmental maps are prepared.