Sablia

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Sablia

 

a mountain massif on the western slope of the Subpolar Urals, in the Komi ASSR. The massif reaches 1,425 m in elevation and is composed of metamorphized porphyrites and spilites. Taiga forests are found on the slopes above 500 m, and mountain tundras and rock streams are found even higher. There are glaciers in the Sablia Massif; the Gofman Glacier is the largest, measuring 1 km in length.

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In a verse and prose sequence entitled Sablia ('The Sabre', 1929), Kharms singles out for special admiration Goethe, Blake, Lomonosov, Gogol', Koz'ma Prutkov, and Khlebnikov; in a diary entry of 1937, he lists as his 'favourite writers' Gogol', Prutkov, Meyrink, Hamsun, Edward Lear, and Lewis Carroll.