The Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers of the Caucasus, by Douglas W. Freshfield

Douglas William Freshfield (27 April 1845 – 9 February 1934) was a British lawyer, mountaineer and author.

The Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers of the Caucasus, by Douglas W. FreshfieldThe Peaks, Passes, and Glaciers of the Caucasus
Author: Douglas W. Freshfield
Year: 1888
Publisher: The Royal Geographical Society 
Place of Publication: London 
Number of pages: 29 (pp. 677-704)
Language: English

Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography, New Monthly Series, Vol. 10, No. 11 (Nov., 1888), pp. 677-704.

When in June last I gave to the readers of this Journal a sketch of Suanetia, I promised to follow it up by a more general outline of the mountains of the Central Caucasus, in so far as we at present know them. Let us first glance, as rapidly as may be possible, at the elements of Caucasian orography. The truly mountainous part of the chain, from north of Pitzunda to Basardjusi, is over 400 miles long, a distance equal to that between Monte Viso and the Semmering in the Alps.

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See also:

+ The Exploration Of The Caucasus, by Douglas William Freshfield - Volume I & II
+ The solitude of Abkhazia, by Douglas W. Freshfield (1896) 




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