Donguz-Orun

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Donguz-Orun

 

a pass in the Glavnyi, or Vodorazdel’nyi, Range of the Greater Caucasus, from the upper reaches of the Baksan River to the upper reaches of the Inguri River (to Svanetija). It is located south of Mount Elbrus, on the border between the Kabarda Balkar ASSR and the Georgian SSR. It is situated at an elevation of 3,203 m.

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