Eternal flame: How Azerbaijan became the ‘Land of Fire’

Eternal flame: How Azerbaijan became the ‘Land of Fire’

Eternal flame: How Azerbaijan became the ‘Land of Fire’

This fire has burned 4,000 years and never stopped.Even the rain coming here, snow, wind — it never stops burning.

Ahead, tall flames dance restlessly across a 10-meter stretch of hillside, making a hot day even hotter.

This is Yanar Dag — meaning «burning mountainside» — on Azerbaijan’s Absheron Peninsula.

Source: CNN

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