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The Role Of Economic Growth In Coastal Culture: A Case-study In Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CI040351

Volume

31

Pages

10

Published

2004

Size

722 kb

Author(s)

M. Mohebbi & A.S. Mahmoodi

Abstract

This paper arises from the quest of reaching a path for economic growth in a port in Qeshm Island located in the Persian Gulf [3]. Currently this port is a town, but in the near future it will become a special economic zone and will play an important role in the economy of the Persian Gulf. We intend to realise its condition and also find a proper way to respect cultural elements while programming and designing for this port. Recently, there has been an attempt to make some investments in the island in order to attract tourists to Qeshm. One possible approach for tourist attraction could be through existing resources on the island, i.e. navigational attractions, which could be appropriate and sustainable. The major task of this study has been to find an answer to this question: \“H

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