All Photos: Gallagher
52, 56. At Cape Alyat on the Caspian. Example of mud volcanic activity - pools and mudflows. Natural phenomena such as mud volcanos, burning hillsides from gas seepage are likely to have influenced the belief systems of early man.
53. Turaghay, Azerbaijan's largest mud volcano.
54. A bubbling mud volcano pool.
55. Kanizdagh, Azerbaijan's
second largest mud volcano.