September 23, 2023


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Mud Volcanoes – Azerbaijan’s Greatest Natural Wonders

(MENAFN- AzerNews)

By Laman Ismayilova

The Land of Fire is property to many remarkable pure wonders,&#13
Azernews studies.

From emerald forests to majestic waterfalls, there are quite a few&#13
organic sights in Azerbaijan that are ready to be explored.

Mud volcanoes are unquestionably a single of the country’s most-frequented&#13
purely natural attractionsç encouraging persons to journey to significantly-flung&#13
destinations just to capture a glimpse of this natural miracle.

In whole, there are about 700 mud volcanoes in the environment and 350&#13
of them are located in Azerbaijan, Azernews reports.

NASA geologists learning Mars concluded that the mud volcanoes&#13
of Azerbaijan are comparable to the uplands of the planet in their&#13

World’s largest mud volcano

Toragay is the major mud volcano in the environment, which is&#13
found in the south of Gobustan.

The peak of the volcano is 400 meters, and the volcanic crater&#13
is 150 meters in diameter. The mud volcano erupted 6 moments from&#13
1841 to 1950.

In 2004, the Toragay mud volcano was included to the Guinness Planet&#13

Boyuk Kanizadag is another mud volcano that thrills all people who&#13
sees it.

It is regarded as the biggest mud volcano on the territory of&#13
Gobustan. This mud volcano erupted on Oct 10, 2001, capturing&#13
out flames 300 meters in the air.

Positioned in the suburb of Baku, the Otman Bozdag mud volcano&#13
erupted in 2017. The Azerbaijan Countrywide Academy of Sciences (ANAS)&#13
introduced that two eruptions ended up recorded in the territory of the&#13
Sangachal settlement, Garadagh district. This was the 9th eruption&#13
of the mud volcano.

Mud Volcanoes Tourism Intricate

In 2021, the groundbreaking ceremony was held for Mud Volcanoes&#13
Tourism Elaborate in Gobustan.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban&#13
Aliyeva attended the celebration.

The Mud Volcanoes Tourism Advanced will be recognized 59&#13
kilometers south-western Baku, close to 17 kilometers north-western&#13
Gobustan settlement, on the most important street to Shamakhi location. This&#13
territory is identified as Gilinj mud volcanoes place.

The decision to produce a tourism intricate right here was manufactured upon the&#13
evaluation of this destination’s tourism potential. Hence, a further&#13
tourism infrastructure challenge is underway within just the ‘State&#13
Program for the Socioeconomic Improvement of the Regions for&#13

The 12-hectare sophisticated is anticipated to include a quad bicycle route,&#13
footpaths, a zip line and an observation tower, a parking ton, a&#13
souvenir shop, as well as therapeutic baths.

There are also designs to increase a 20-kilometer street from the&#13
Gobustan Reserve to Gilinj and encompassing volcanoes and build the&#13
Baku-Gobustan-Mud volcanoes tourism cluster.

Exceptional and unusual minerals

Reports have disclosed the existence of exceptional kinds of minerals,&#13
non-unique sulfates, oxides, purely natural iron, and lots of other&#13
components in the mud volcanic breccia.

Notice that volcanic breccia is made up primarily of a combination of clay&#13
mass with fragments of tough rocks.

The scientific studies propose that these minerals had been shaped under the&#13
influence of deep mud volcano fluids.

Abundant in minerals, mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan can be employed for&#13
medicinal uses.

Mud is regarded as ideal for treatment if it has a large&#13
range of organic compounds, iodine, bromine, hydrogen sulfide,&#13

In general, the healing homes of about 40 varieties of volcanic&#13
mud have been analyzed and verified by biochemical assessment.

The volcanic mud of Akhtarma Garadag, Dashgil, Bahar, and&#13
Masazir are the most examined in the nation from a professional medical level of&#13

They are deemed similar to healthier mud discovered in Akhtala,&#13

Mud resort of Georgia owing to the substantial information of bromine,&#13
iodine, boron, and other organic compounds.

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Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ team journalist, comply with her on&#13
Twitter: @Lamiva993


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