In the suburbs of Baku on awakened mud volcano Lokbatan

From today the residents could watch an unusual picture of Lokbatana nad village hang huge red glare. It was peacefully dremavsij dosele self-titled volcano, one of the largest mud volcanoes in the world.

As the power of Garadagh district, there is no danger for the inhabitants of the village of volcanic eruption is not responsible, as it is some distance from residential areas. “In principle, there is nothing unusual in the intensifying eruption Lokbatan. From time to time he “comes alive” because it is the most active mud volcano in the world, it is even referred to as “the world record holder,” stated in the administration area. Continue reading “In the suburbs of Baku on awakened mud volcano Lokbatan”

Land of the mud volcanoes

mud volcanoesThe world have a only 700 mud volcanoes in the world, and an estimated 300 are in the Gobustan State Reserve, southwest of Baku near the Caspian Sea in Azerbaijan.

The mud volcanoes of Azerbaijan, aspiring to become one of the natural wonders of the world, a way to highlight an unusual phenomenon: generally correspond to gas fumes that form a cone and crater of no great height from which emanates a hydrated clay usually forms sparkling lakes.