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Old wind tower

Old wind tower

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Sony DSC-H1
1/160s f/6.3 at 6.0mm iso64 hide exif
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Date/Time03-Mar-2006 16:34:28
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length6 mm
Exposure Time1/160 sec
ISO Equivalent64
Exposure Bias-1/3
White Balance
Metering Modecenter weighted (2)
JPEG Quality (6)
Exposure Programaperture priority (3)
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ali 16-Mar-2007 17:11
Milad thank you.
Yes this is an iranian technique.
You can go to yazd to see it.
BTW dubai is a 25 years old city.Ithink you must know this.
Persian Gulf
Milad 10-Jun-2006 18:18
Dear Sir/ Madam

Wind tower is originally Iranian technical way of building this towers to cool down the houses. Search just for minutes on google about Yazd city which is located in the centre of Iran. There are wind - towers about 300 or 400 years old, when Dubai was empty and out of any life sign. Even Bastakia word is got from the word Bastak which is a city in Iran, these are not definitely Arabic works. All countries in the Persian Gulf have got these technique from Iranians.