The village of Laza is located on the north-eastern spurs of the Greater Caucasus
Range, at the foot of the Shahdag mountain in theheight of4,242 m above sea level.
We were delighted with scenic mountain landscapes as we passed by the valley along the Gudauri ski resort straight to Kazbegi, a small village located in the Greater Caucasus
It is the south facing plateau of the greater Caucasus
Mountain Range, a place filled with snow and frequent snow showers.
Studies generally remain confined to ethnic and national histories, to one side of the Greater Caucasus
mountain range, or to one side of the events of 1917.
It gets cold here in winters, on the foothills of the Greater Caucasus
. An old Lada, essentially a tin can on wheels, is parked under a weeping willow tree.
At the bottom of the slope at the Gudauri resort, found on the plateau of The Greater Caucasus
Mountain Range, people can initially be seen being thrown off the chairs.
All summer, an expedition team led by explorers Tom Allen and Alessandra Mambelli, both residents of Yerevan, Armenia, had been driving a Land Rover Defender (courtesy of the RGS-IBG Land Rover bursary) around the Caucasus region in search of suitable trails which could potentially be connected to form the first Transcaucasian hiking trail (TCT), running from the Georgian Black Sea coast, up to the Greater Caucasus
border with Russia, and all the way down to the Armenian border with Iran.
In the south-eastern subsidence of the Greater Caucasus
, the Lower Cretaceous (LC) is most common.
Ganykh-Agrichay zone, located between Adjinour and the Greater Caucasus
is also an area of uplift (4 mm/year).
From the breathtaking flanks of Mount Ushba (4,719m), which offer some of the most technical routes in Europe, to the majestic white pyramid of Mount Tetnuldi (4,974m), Georgia's Greater Caucasus
is a climber's
Zakharov thinks that Washington's policy has only one goal - to implement the Greater Caucasus