Caucasus Mountains


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the mountain range in Caucasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea that forms part of the traditional border between Europe and Asia

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High in the Caucasus Mountains, shielded from the world by forest-covered mountains, passing traders and their goods-laden animals would stop here on their way to Tbilisi or Baku and overnight at one of the town's five caravanserai.
It is an inactive volcanic mountain from the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia.
The snow-capped peaks of Ural and Caucasus mountains, Siberian forests and long rivers make for interesting variety in Russias ecosystem.
Chechnya, a republic in southwestern Russia, in the Caucasus Mountains region has been the hub of an Islamist insurgency, with severe clashes between rebels and security forces throughout the years. 
The small republic in the Caucasus mountains borders Chechnya, where Moscow has led two wars against separatists and radical religious groups since the 1991 Soviet collapse and which has seen a large number of people join Islamic State.
The only other comparable event scientists have recorded was the 2002 collapse of the Kolka glacier in the Caucasus Mountains. That collapse tumbled 8 miles downriver, reaching speeds of 179 mph and killing more than 120 people in the North Ossetia region of southwestern Russia.
SOCHI: You've got the beach, a race track and an ice rink, and it's only an hour to the ski resorts and the stunning scenery of the Caucasus Mountains. The pubs are excellent too.
Ancient, enigmatic Georgia, enviably positioned between the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea, lays claim to one of history's greatest civilizing feats: the first domestication of wild grapes more than five thousand years ago.
Krasnodar is north of the Caucasus Mountains on a point of land that is directly to the east of the Crimean peninsula.
She then climbed Mount Elbrus, part of the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia and the highest peak in Europe at 5,642 metres and she reached the Base Camp of Mount Everest in Nepal at 5,335 metres.
My favorites were always about the Caucasus Mountains and tur hunting.
Cretaceous deposits are spread widely in the Greater Caucasus mountains.
Scientists found the answer in burial sites found near the Caucasus mountains in Georgia.
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.