Road D975

D975 is a high mountain road located in eastern Turkey's Van Province. Its highest elevation is at 2.602m (8,536ft) above the sea level climbing up to Tendurek Geçidi. 

The road is asphalted in very poor conditions. It’s part of the European route E99 and links the villages of Iğdır and Muradiye. Very steep with sections up to 8%. It runs parallel to and within a few miles of the Iranian border with several military outposts on the summit of hills closest to Iran.

Due to the high elevations and exposure, the road is subject to strong winds and rapid weather changes. Be prepared for the cold and wind! Adverse weather conditions can prompt closure of the road. It can often be treacherous, with ice and snow accumulating, so exercise caution as you make your way.


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