"Baku Stage" Mountain

Date of Submission: 30/09/1998
Criteria: (viii)(ix)
Category: Natural
Submitted by:
Azerbaijan National Commission for UNESCO Veliyev Shakir Husseyin
Coordinates: Long. 49°50'45" E , Lat. 40°20'35" N
Ref.: 1177
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Description

"Baku Stage" mountain is located at 40° 20' 50" of northern latitude and 49° 45' 55" of eastern longitude near Bibi-Heybat Settlement of Sabayel District of Baku City of Azerbaijan Republic. "Baku Stage" mountain is protected by the State as a monument of a nature of the special significance pursuant to the Decree of the Government of Azerbaijan Republic No. 167 of March 16, 1982. On the slopes of this mountain at the depth of 70 meters is opened classic column of lower anthropogen deposits. Having explained for the first time by D.F.Golubyatnikov the column of these deposits are introduced into the Worid geology literature as stratigraphic column. Being rich with geological deposits of "Baku" Period and paleontological remnants, this natural monument is unique and is of grest importance. Location on the coast of the Caspian Sea and close to the center of Baku City, wide panorama of the Caspian from this height increases the aesthetic value of this mountain.