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Samur-Divichi lowland
Gusar district, Laza village
Minor Caucasus, Murovdag mountain ridge
Major Caucasus, Afurja waterfall
Major Caucasus, Rustov depression
Coast of Caspian Sea
Canyon of Gudialchay river
Nakhchivan AR, Batabat lake
Nakhchivan AR
Shollar lowland, forest
Gudialchay river
Chukhuryurd depression
Nakhchivan AR, Duzdag cave
Mud volcano
Mud volcano’s field
Major Caucasus, Shakhdag-Gizilgaya massif
South-Eastern Shirvan
Kura river

The scientific council of the Institute of Geography named after academician Hasan Aliyev has held a meeting 19.02.2014 considering the issue of election and appointed the director of Geography Institute.


Deputy Director of the Institute on research work, doctor of geographical sciences E. Alizade, who chaired the meeting, announced about the election for vacant position of Director of the Institute of Geography of ANAS.

H.T.Hagverdiyev, chairman of trade union and other scientists of the institute making speech, proposed as Director Professor Ramiz Mammadov, cor.member of ANAS, Doctor of Technical Sciences, internationally recognized for his scientific researches concerning the Caspian Sea. He is the author of more than 250 scientific articles, 9 books, geographical atlas and international projects. They said that R.Mammadov is distinguished by innovation, always giving priority to modern advanced technologies. He participated and made speeches in the international scientific symposia and conferences and represented our country in UN, UNESCO, EU and other scientific and environmental organizations. 

Scientific Council unanimously proposed R.Mammadov’s candidacy for the post of Director of the Geography Institute and requests to the Department of Earth Sciences to approve this decision.