Caucasus Mountains


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Caucasus Mountains

A range running about 800 km (500 mi) southeast from the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea, dividing Russia from Georgia and Azerbaijan. Mount Elbrus, 5,642 m (18,510 ft), is the highest elevation.
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Noun1.Caucasus Mountains - the mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and AsiaCaucasus Mountains - the mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and Asia
Caucasia, Caucasus - a large region between the Black and Caspian seas that contains the Caucasus Mountains; oil is its major resource
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The weed originated in the Caucasus mountains, on the border between Europe and Asia, and was introduced into Britain by Victorian plant collectors, but has now spread throughout the country.
Whether that makes Georgia part of Europe or Asia seems to be a matter of debate, as some believe that the Caucasus Mountains signify the end of Europe, which would put Georgia in Asia; whereas other people believe that the whole Caucasus region, including Georgia, is in Europe.
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Putin also made a passing reference to the attack, first suggesting that the West was behind the long history of terrorist insurgency in the restive Caucasus Mountains because it wanted to break up Russia, just as it had Yugoslavia.
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Except for Russia, the Caucasus Mountains are situated in which four other countries?
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Mirza Ali on their Twitter and Facebook accounts announced that the brother and sister duo had reached the summit of Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus mountains.
Cretaceous deposits are spread widely in the Greater Caucasus mountains.
8 million year old human remains in the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains.
And despite inevitable fears of how she might cope with the pressure of holding a big overnight lead, she responded with a sensational run when she went first in the third run as night fell over the Caucasus mountains.