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BOOK DEDICATED TO THE NATURAL HERITAGE OF WESTERN AZERBAIJAN WILL BE PUBLISHED BY THE INSTITUTE


İnstitute of Geology and Geophysics (IGG), Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) prepares a new book dedicated to geology and geography of the Western Azerbaijan. Works are carried out under UNESCO funded one-year project “Natural heritage of Western Azerbaijan”.

As stated by the project manager - Dr. Talat Kangarli (head of geotectonics and regional geology department, correspondent member of ANAS), the project’s objectives included collection and analysis of the information on region’s geology, geography and rare natural monuments, and its’ publication as the single book. The book will include chapters on mineral deposits, unique geological objects and landforms, lakes, mineral springs and other outstanding natural monuments of the region.


The book will be published in English. Currently final editorial works are being accomplished. The book is planned to be published during 2016.