Terskol

Terskol

 

a glacier in the Caucasus, on the southeastern slopes of Mount Elbrus. The glacier has lately been receding (1965–78). It is 7.02 km long and covers an area of 7.56 sq km. The end of the Terskol glacier lies at an elevation of 2,925 m. The glacier is the source of the Terskol River.

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Observatories of Haute-Provence Observatory, Kyiv Comet station, Odessa-Mayaki, Terskol, C2PU at Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur and Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network have been reported to be involved in data analysis of Gaia.
"I am pleased to see how scientists from different countries effectively and enthusiastically worked together toward a common goal, and that the Russian-Ukrainian observatory in Terskol was able to contribute to the effort." Shustov added, "In the future I am confident that such international observing campaigns will become common practice."
First up to Cheget peak at 3,500 m and then just above Pruitt hut at 4,200 m, spending the night back down in Terskol at just over 2,000 m.