Bzybskii

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Bzybskii

 

(also Bzipskii), a mountain range on the south slope of the Greater Caucasus, in Abkhazian ASSR. Maximum elevation, 3,033 m (Mount Khimsa). Length, circa 50 km. The Bzybskii Range is composed chiefly of limestone, with wide development of karst. The slopes are covered with broad-leaved and coniferous forests; higher up are alpine meadows.

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