peninsula, Azerbaijan: see AbsheronAbsheron
or Apsheron
, peninsula, c.40 mi (60 km) long, extending into the Caspian Sea, E Azerbaijan. It is a dry, hilly area at the eastern end of the Greater Caucasus Mts. and is underlain by rich oil-bearing rock strata.
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The troops again began to move, and two battalions of the Novgorod and one of the Apsheron regiment went forward past the Emperor.
As this Apsheron battalion marched by, the red-faced Miloradovich, without his greatcoat, with his Orders on his breast and an enormous tuft of plumes in his cocked hat worn on one side with its corners front and back, galloped strenuously forward, and with a dashing salute reined in his horse before the Emperor.
The Apsheron men, excited by the Tsar's presence, passed in step before the Emperors and their suites at a bold, brisk pace.
shouted Miloradovich in a loud, self-confident, and cheery voice, obviously so elated by the sound of firing, by the prospect of battle, and by the sight of the gallant Apsherons, his comrades in Suvorov's time, now passing so gallantly before the Emperors, that he forgot the sovereigns' presence.
The Emperor turned with a smile to one of his followers and made a remark to him, pointing to the gallant Apsherons.
NAOC): The offshore North Apsheron Ridge contains the deep-water fields of Ashrafi and Dan Ulduzu, 70 km east of Baku.
Por ultimo, Binagadi asphalt Lake, esta ubicado en la peninsula de Apsheron, en la ciudad de Baku capital de Azerbaiyan.
Iran actively proselytized in camps for refugees and internally displaced persons, set up as a result of war over Nagorno-Karabakh, in addition to Nakhichevan and towns on the Apsheron peninsula in the Baku area; it was also reported to have financed operations of the Islamic Party of Azerbaijan, whose registration was revoked by the government in the mid-1990s, as well as other organizations, but according to Svante E.
141) In addition, gas was discovered in 2011 at the Umid and Apsheron offshore fields, estimated at 15 trillion cubic feet of proven reserves.
Among their topics are the multi-purpose subordinator na in Laz, external agreement in the converbal construction of Northern Akhvakh, new strategies for relative clauses in Azeri and Apsheron Tat, participial and infinitival complement sentences in Ancient Greek, and a preliminary survey of the performance basis of grammatical constraints on complex sentences.
Rosneft has shown interest in joining the development of the Apsheron gas field in the Caspian Sea, whereas Russia's largest
The region is known to have oil and gas since the Middle Ages, when the Zoroastrians used to visit the Apsheron peninsula for worshiping the sacred flames which burst from the ground.