This area is located in 70 km of north of Shahdad, it extends over an area of about 200 square kilometers.
The local people also call this area Rig Soukhteh. The surface of the hill is covered with black volcanic lava. The
existence of yellow soil around the mountain foot near the black basaltic rocks has turned this place into one of
the beautiful attractions of Dasht-e Lut. During summer the temperature of the area varies from 65 degrees Celsius, in the shade, due to their black color, they tended to absorb more sun’s energy.
Dasht-e Lut in some scientific sources was also called the Lut Hole is located between the latitudes of28 to 32 degrees N.
It is 199,000 square kilometers in area,
which covers a region surrounded by Kerman South Khorasan Province and Sistan va Baluchistan.
In the Dasht-e-Lut, strong winds blowing from east to west.
These winds took 120 days long during the year called “ Sistan’s one Hundred and twenty day winds” . Sistn’s winds play a major role in creating morphological structures across the lut desert which is called Kaluts