National Geographic Caspian Region

Promise and Peril
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Rand McNally & Company
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The Physical Object
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ISBN 100528852159
ISBN 139780528852152

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A region is an area of land that has common features. A region can be defined by natural or artificial features. Language, government, or religion can define a region, as can forests, wildlife, or climate. Regions, large or small, are the basic units of Middle East is considered a political, environmental, and religious region that includes parts of Africa, Asia.

Located in Asia, Azerbaijan is bordered by the Caspian Sea on the east. These natural formations erupt with a muddy mix of water, sand, gas, and sometimes oil. Photograph by Pkrysa, Dreamstime.

Map of Azerbaijan. National Geographic maps. Continue Reading. Russia, the largest country in the world, occupies one-tenth of all the land on Earth. The Caspian Sea is the world's largest inland body of water, variously classed as the world's largest lake or a full-fledged is an endorheic basin (a basin without outflows) located between Europe and Asia, to the east of the Caucasus Mountains and to the west of the broad steppe of Central sea has a surface area ofkm 2 (, sq mi) (excluding Coordinates: 41°40′N 50°40′E /.

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National Parks of Azerbaijan are run by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources in the Republic of first national park established was Zangezur National Park in Since then a further 9 national parks have been established; the most recent being the Gizilaghaj National Park in The national parks are the public lands or bodies of water of special.

Declaring the Caspian tiger extinct, he says, may have been premature. The discovery sheds light on how tigers made their way across the fabled lands of Central Asia. S years ago, Caspian tigers used a mere thread of a trail to migrate from eastern China to the region around the Caspian Sea.

This book is the result of a two-year SIPRI research project. The authors come from 12 countries, including all the Caspian littoral states, and have a unique knowledge of regional affairs. They present authoritative basic data on the true energy resources in the Caspian Sea region, on existing and proposed energy pipelines, on the spread of radical Islam, and on arms.

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The countries surrounding the Caspian Sea include many former Soviet republics working to build viable economies and stable governments. Meanwhile, national cohesion has been challenged by wide ethnic diversity. Explore the countries throughout this region with this attractive and informative map.

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Published in May as half of a two–map set with "Caspian Sea.". The Caspian is the largest salt lake in the world, but that has not always been true. Scientific studies have shown that until relatively recent geologic times, approximately 11 million years ago, it was linked, via the Sea of Azov, the Black Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, to the world Caspian is of exceptional scientific interest, because its history—particularly former.

National Geographic Magazine October Details An Island in the Sea of History: The Highlands of Daghestan High among the peaks of the Caucasus between Georgia and the Caspian Sea, visitors to this ethincally diverse region encounter a.

Middle East:: Azerbaijan. All Space Capital. Measured by surface area, the Caspian Sea is the world's largest inland water body. It covers roughlysq km (, sq mi) and borders five countries. To the ancient Greeks and Persians, the lake's immense size suggested it was an ocean, hence its name.

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Mountains in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan, and Russia represent natural barriers for construction and exploitation of pipelines.

This chapter briefly reviews main geographic characteristics in the Black-Caspian Seas Region which impede construction of land and offshore oil and gas by: 1.

Caspian Sea Discourse-Commissioned by the Council on Foreign Relations in to formulate a set of recommendations for U.S. policy on the Caspian region. Caspian Sea Library -The Library provides background papers, maps, charts and statistics on export options for Caspian oil.

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From its base to its apex, it rises nea feet, an elevation gain unsurpassed anywhere in the world. The International Caspian Stud Book listed 38 registered Iranian Caspians.

Mrs. Firouz obtained most of these horses through either expeditions to the Caspian seacoast to cap­ture more feral horses; purchases from Revolutionary Guards repatriating stolen or seized horses after the Iran-Iraq War, or through breeding.

The final chapter of Troubled Waters is on the Caspian Sea's position in the global marketplace. Here the authors bring their earlier arguments to the conclusion that the ‘Caspian's future will be determined by the correlation of conflicting and reinforcing forces converging on the region, and their interaction with local realities’ (p.

).Author: Touraj Atabaki. Table Military expenditure in the Caspian Sea region, in US 85 dollars, – Table Military expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic 86 product, – Part II. National perspectives on security in the Caspian Sea region 6. Russia’s national security interests in the Caspian region Vitaly Naumkin I.

Introduction. intentions and motives behind Western engagement in the Caspian region. Energy and security are key issues determining the future strategic setting of the Caspian region.

The structures and arrangements which evolve today with 1 McCarthy, J., ‘The geopolitics of Caspian oil’, Jane’s Intelligence Review, Julyp. The systematic description of the knowledge accumulated on the physical oceanography, marine chemistry and pollution, and marine biology of the Caspian Sea forms the basis of this book.

It presents the principal characteristic features of the environmental conditions of the sea and their changes in the second half of the 20th century. At present, the principal problems of the. National Geographic Society (U.S.) A multifaceted reference book for the 21st century, the Answer Book will fascinate with up-to-date, authoritative, and endlessly interesting information about the world today.

Ina University of Connecticut biology professor named Ralph M. Wetzel rediscovered the pig-like endemic on a National Geographic research expedition in the dusty Gran Chaco, a remote region.CASPIAN SEA, actually a lake, the largest in the world (estimated surface area inkm², vol km³; approx.

between lat 37° and 47° N, long 46° and 54° E); it is bounded on the south by Persia.