Arabika

Arabika

 

a mountain mass in the Gagra Range on the southern slope of the western part of the Greater Caucasus, in the Abkhazian ASSR near the city of Gagra. Elevation, 2, 661 m. The Arabika is composed of limestone of the Lower Cretaceous and Upper Jurassic periods. Karstic topographical forms (sinks, glaciers, and deep gorges) are developed. Broad-leaved and coniferous forests grow on the slopes of the Arabika.

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The Krubera cave system--one of several hundred known caves located within the Arabika Massif region, bordered by both the Black Sea and the Greater Caucasus mountains--was discovered in the 1960s, and named after the famous Russian geologist Alexander Kruber.
Reviews of the genera Schaefferia Absolon, 1900, Deuteraphorura Absolon, 1901, Plutomurus Yosii, 1956 and the Anurida Laboulbene, 1865 species group without eyes, with the description of four new species of cave springtails (Collembola) from Krubera-Voronya cave, Arabika Massif, Abkhazia.
9% from 425,000 tons in 2013--including Robusta (85%) and Arabika (15%).
25% from 400,000 tons in 2012 including Robusta making up 85% and Arabika 15%.