Dykhsu

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Dykhsu

 

a valley glacier on the northern slope of the Glavnyi Caucasian Range in the region of the Shkhara, Ailama, and Fytnargin peaks. It descends in several streams to an elevation of 2,040 m. The glacier is 13 km long and has an area of 40.7 sq km. It feeds the Dykhsu River, one of the sources of the Cherek-Balkarskii River.

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