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Svaneti

 

a mountain range in the Georgian SSR, between the upper reaches of the Inguri and Tskhenistskali rivers. The Svaneti Range is 85 km long and reaches an elevation of 4,008 m, at Mount Laila. It is composed of clay shales and partially of quartzites. There are glaciers on the crest. Alpine and montane meadows cover the slopes; there are beech and dark coniferous forests at lower elevations.

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Kaukasis: A Cookbook: A Culinary Journey Through Georgia, Azerbaijan & Beyond gathers not only recipes but stories and insights from the Caucasus and provides some 100 dishes that are accessible to Western audiences and kitchens, from Svaneti Meat Pie made with spices and pork to a plum and walnut stuffing used for fish and chicken alike.
Trans Electrica Ltd (Trans Electrica) is planning to undertake the construction of Khudoni Hydroelectric Power Plant in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti in western Georgia.
support and in a close partnership with the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health and Ilia State University, launched a drug abuse information and prevention campaign targeting Georgian youth in Tbilisi, Shida Kartli, and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti.
Beginning with Dinola , a Grimstad Short Film Nominee written and directed by Mariam Khatchvani, we're given a glimpse into life in the harsh mountainous countryside of Svaneti, where tradition dictates that -- after the death of her husband -- our protagonist must leave her child and marry the first man who offers his hand.
TyFLyS (CyHAN)- Georgia's Energy Ministry has announced a contest for the expression of interest to carry out feasibility study, construction, owning and operating the power station on the Humpreri river in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region of Georgia.
Mountain streams in the Svaneti region of Georgia carry bits of gold and gold-specked gravel that erode out of bordering rock formations, say geologist Avtandil Okrostsvaridze of Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia, and colleagues.
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Osgood Field, visited the then remote region of Svaneti in 1929.
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