The nature of Azerbaijan. New Azerbaijan Postage Stamps 2017. Part 2

The nature of Azerbaijan. New Azerbaijan Postage Stamps 2017. Part 2

Mud volcanoes.

Azerbaijan is known as a unique and classically developed region of mud volcanoes, most of which are found around Baku and Absheron Peninsula. Some of then classified as natural monuments. Azerbaijan is the world leader in terms of the number and density of mud volcanoes.

Lake Goygol / Gheyghel.

Created at the elevation of 1556 meters above the sea level on the side of the Kyapaz Mountain in 1139, Goygol Lake is unique as a natural phenomeon. It is 96 meters deep, 2800 meters long and 1000 meters wide. One can see through 13 meters of water at the Goygol. Interestingly enough, the three different layers-the fresh water, the transition layer and the sulfuric water layer-never mix.

Ilandag.

Ilandag is in Julfa Province. The volcanic mountain is 2415 m high. The researches have arrived at the conclusion that Ilandag was used as an observation post in the time anon.

source: Azermarka

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