Beshtau


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Beshtau

 

(from Turkic besh, “five,” and tau, “mountain”), an isolated five-peaked mountain of volcanic origin (laccolith) near Piatigorsk in the North Caucasus. Mount Beshtau is 1,400 m high and is composed of trachyte and liparite. Deciduous forests of ash, oak, hornbeam, and beech grow on its slopes; the summits are bare.

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Tenders are invited for Construction and installation work on the project: "Construction of 110 kV Substation" Beshtau "with taps of 110 kV overhead lines for grid connection of residential neighborhood," West "in Pyatigorsk to the electric networks of the branch of" MRSK North Caucasus "-" Stavropolenergo "( Organizer, Customer)