Dzhinal

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Dzhinal

 

a mountain range in the northern Caucasus, southeast of Kislovodsk. Dzhinal is a cuesta formed by limestone and sandstone of the Cretaceous period. The highest point is Upper Dzhinal Mountain (1,541 m). There are numerous caves, and steppe vegetation grows on the slopes.

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