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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Earlier this year he scaled Mount Elbrus, which is in Russia's western Caucasus range and the highest mountain in Europe.
Part of the Caucasus Range that straddles Asia and Europe, Elbrus is the tallest mountain in Europe and one of the Seven Summits, the highest mountains in each of the continents.
Volgograd is a city of around 1 million people that lies 900 km (560 miles) southeast of Moscow and a few hundred kilometres north of the North Caucasus and Sochi, at the western end of the Caucasus range, where Russia will hold the Winter Olympics.
Located in the north-east corner of mount Shahdag part of the Caucasus range, both hotel resorts are due to open in the latter part of 2013.
Tetnuldi, which rises 15,918 feet above sea level in the Caucasus range.
The company overseeing construction of a massive system of ski, beach and natural health spa resorts covering 50,000km 2 in Russia's North Caucasus range took a gold trophy in the renowned MIPIM Asia global property development contest.