mud volcanoes

Russian scientists to study mud volcanoes of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has more mud volcanoes than any other country, spread broadly across its territory. As many as 350 of the 800 volcanoes of the world are located in Azerbaijan. People call them “yanardagh” (burning mountain), “pilpila” (terrace), “gaynacha” (boiling water) and “bozdag” (grey mountain) alongside its geographical name – mud volcanoes.
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Recent earthquakes may provoke mud volcano eruptions

The earthquakes that occurred recently in some areas of the country may affect the activation of some volcanoes in Shamakhi and in the north of Gobustan, Adil Aliyev, the head of the mud volcanism department of the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of the National Academy of Sciences told Trend on Wednesday.
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