Mount Bozgush

Mount Bozgush, Bozqush or Bozqush Kuh is a 3,306 metres (10,846 ft)[1] volcanic mountain 20 km (10 mi) south of Sarab and north of Mianeh, East Azarbaijan Province, Iran that separates Iranian plateau from Caucasus. Tulips are cultivated on the rich volcanic soil of Mount Bozgush, and medicinal herbs such as pennyroyal, thyme, borage, nettle and liquorice grow wild on the mountain's slopes. Mount Bozgush is a stratovolcano composed mostly of andesite.

EtymologyEdit

The name Bozgush in Azerbaijani language means grey bird.

Highest peakEdit

Ağ Dağ with an elevation of 3306 m is the highest peak in Mount Bozgush.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ National Geographic Society (2005) National Geographic Atlas of the World (8th ed.) Washington, DC, ISBN 0-7922-7542-X