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