Dombai-Ulgen
Highest point
Elevation4,046 m (13,274 ft)[1]
Prominence1,237 m (4,058 ft)
Isolation54.09 km (33.61 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates43°14′37″N 41°43′38″E / 43.24361°N 41.72722°E / 43.24361; 41.72722[2]
Naming
English translationThe killed bison
Language of nameKarachay-Balkar
Geography
Dombai-Ulgen is located in Karachay-Cherkessia
Dombai-Ulgen
Dombai-Ulgen
Location on a map of Georgia
Dombai-Ulgen is located in Abkhazia
Dombai-Ulgen
Dombai-Ulgen
Dombai-Ulgen (Abkhazia)
Dombai-Ulgen is located in Georgia
Dombai-Ulgen
Dombai-Ulgen
Dombai-Ulgen (Georgia)
Dombai-Ulgen is located in Caucasus mountains
Dombai-Ulgen
Dombai-Ulgen
Dombai-Ulgen (Caucasus mountains)
LocationAbkhazia, Georgia - Russia
Countries Georgia and  Russia
Parent rangeCaucasus

Dombai-Ulgen or Dombay-Ulgen (Georgian: დომბაი-ულგენი; Russian: Домбай-Ульген, Karachay-Balkar: Доммай ёлген) is a 4,046-metre-high (13,274 ft) mountain of the Greater Caucasus and the highest point of Abkhazia, a state with limited international recognition otherwise seen to be part of Georgia. It is located on the border with Karachay–Cherkessia, an autonomous republic of Russia. The mountain is composed of gneiss, crystalline schist, and granite. The top is covered by snow and glaciers at all times of the year.[3]

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References

  1. ^ Gora Dombay-Ul’gen, Georgia Mindat.org
  2. ^ "Dombai-Ulgen, Georgia/Russia". Peakbagger.com.
  3. ^ "Dombai-Ulgen" (3rd ed.). The Great Soviet Encyclopedia. 1970–79.