Republican Seismic Survey Center of the
Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
Republican Seismic Survey
Center of ANAS

Siazan seismic station

41.080 N, 48.900 E
History of Origin:

About the station

The Siazan region is stuated on the Samur-Devichy lowland, on the coast of the Caspian Sea. In the west of the lowland heights of Greater Caucasus are stretching towards the coast of the Caspian Sea, and are below sea-level on 28 meters. On a geological structure there are cretaceous, and the Paleogene - neogene period sediments. This area is characterized by such minerals as oil, natural gas, lime, gravel, clay etc. Siazan region is in a northern zone of Azerbaijan, in 100 km from Baku. It shares borders with such areas as Khyzy and Shabran. Siazan as a region was created on February 11, 1940, and after removal of its status was attached to the Devechy area. On April 2, 1992 it was restored on Siazani's borders of 1959.

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