Assessment Geo-Sites in the Villages of Chahardange Using Fasilous and Nicholas Method (Case Study: Villages of Chahardangeh, City of Sari)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran.

2 MSc. Student, Department of Climatology and Geomorphology, Faculty of Geography and Environmental Sciences, Hakim Sabzevari University, Sabzevar, Iran.

3 MSc. Student, Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Faculty of Humanities, University of Golestan, Gorgan, Iran.


Currently, one of the factors for attracting tourism is the natural resources of the country that resulted in natural tourism in the region. Natural tourism emphasizes on geomorphosites with geomorphic locations, and they assay on the historic, ecological and cultural potentials to program Mize stable tourism. The Chahardange section is a geographical zone with a high potential for attracting rural tourism. The project used geology and topological maps and exact reviews based on the Nicholas and Fasilous methods. The Fasilous final assessment method was used to identify the proper site that represents the ideal conditions in terms of geomorphological processes. The Nicholas method revealed that the sources of Surat-Badab achieved the highest score of 33 points. The results also revealed that the top-rated site was identified to have physical and unique beauty. Thus, the Chahardange zone needs to identify and to property stable tourism development at crucial programs. Moreover, scientific and topological grades and conservative and useable potentials must be imported as per geomorphosites.


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