Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

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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