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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a summit in the eastern part of the Greater Caucasus, on the border of the Georgian SSR and the Dagestan and Chechen-Ingush ASSR’s. Elevation, 4,285 m. It is composed of Lower Jurassic clay shales and sandstones. There are glaciers.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.