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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Instead, Kazakhstan has put forward proposals for a modern shipping canal to be carved across the North Caucasian mountain range in a virtually straight line to link the Caspian with the Black Sea by way of a string of navigable Soviet-era reservoirs.