Posts Tagged ‘Gobustan’

Mud volcanoes of Northern Gobustan

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Mud volcanoes of Northern Gobustan.Last hot summer days in northern part of Gobustan. You can see the sun-scorched desert landscapes covered by poor native vegetation and blue sky with rare clouds. It may seem boring but only until you get to the volcanic fields… (more…)

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Mud volcanoes. Shamakhi–Gobustan region

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Nardaranakhtarma mud volcano.Nardaranakhtarma mud volcano. According to  the distribution of active mud cones and gryphons, it is considered to be one of the largest volcanoes in Southern Gobustan. (more…)

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Gobustan. Ayrantokan mud volcano

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Gobustan. Ayrantokan mud volcanoLarge group of cones and gryphons on the north side of Ayrantokan mud volcano crater field. Ayrantokan mud volcano is located 65 km south-west of Baku. Its relative height is about 190 m – it’s a good view point to observe Gobustan steppe landscapes and some other large volcanoes of the region. (more…)

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Gobustan steppe. After rain

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Gobustan

Gobustan steppe after rain. Low clouds float over the hills, dive into a gullies and evaporate under sunbeams. (more…)

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Mud volcanoes of Shamakhi – Gobustan region

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mud volcano

There are lots of mud volcanoes on the vast territories between Shamakhi and Gobustan. Here you can see volcanic fields in diameter from several tens of meters to kilometers. Mud cones and gryphons on these fields throw up mud and oil. (more…)

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