Kassarskoe Gorge

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Kassarskoe Gorge

 

a rocky gorge of the Ardon River in the Northern Caucasus, located between the settlements of Buron (in the estuary of the Tseia River) and Zaramag, where the river cuts through the granite and gneiss belt of the axial zone of the Greater Caucasus. The Ossetian Military Road passes along the Kassarskoe Gorge.

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