The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an elevation southwest of Leningrad, a projection of an Ordovician plateau formed of lime-stones and covered with morainal deposits. The heights rise to a maximum of 175 m; at their northern foot is the city of Krasnoe Selo.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.