Chatyrdag

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chatyrdag

 

(also Shater-gora), a plateau-like massif in the Glavnyi (southern) Ridge of the Crimean Mountains, northwest of the city of Alushta. Chatyrdag, which rises to a maximum elevation of 1,527 m, is composed of limestones and has karst landscapes. The slopes are covered with forests of beech, hornbeam, and pine.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?