Moont Elbrus

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Moont Elbrus
Elbrus North 195.jpg
Moont Elbrus
Heichest pynt
Elevation 5,642 m (18,510 ft) [1][2]
Prominence 4,741 m (15,554 ft) 
Ranked 10t
Isolation 2,473 kilometres (1,537 mi)
Leetin Seven Summits
Volcanic Seven Summits
Kintra heich pynt
Coordinates 43°21′18″N 42°26′21″E / 43.35500°N 42.43917°E / 43.35500; 42.43917Coordinates: 43°21′18″N 42°26′21″E / 43.35500°N 42.43917°E / 43.35500; 42.43917
Moont Elbrus is locatit in Caucasus moontains
Moont Elbrus
Moont Elbrus
Location o Moont Elbrus within the Caucasus Moontains
Location Russia
Parent range Caucasus Moontains
Topo map Elbrus an Upper Baksan Valley bi EWP[3][4]
Age o rock Unknown
Muntain teep Stratovolcano (dormant)
Last eruption 50 CE ± 50 years[5]
First ascent (West summit) 1874, by Florence Crauford Grove, Frederick Gardner, Horace Walker and the guides Peter Knubel of St. Niklaus in the canton Valais and Ahiya Sottaiev
(Lower summit) 22 July 1829 by karachay guide Khillar Khachirov
Easiest route Basic snow/ice climb

Moont Elbrus (Roushie: Эльбру́с, translit. El'brus, lit. 'ɪlʲˈbrus'; Karachay-Balkar: Минги тау, Min̡i taw, IPA: [miŋŋi taw] ( listen)) is a dormant volcano locatit in the wastren Caucasus moontains, in Kabardino-Balkarie an Karachay–Cherkessia o Roushie, near the border wi Georgie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The World Book Encyclopedia—Page 317 by World Book, Inc
  2. Mt. Elbrus : Image of the Day. Retrieved on 15 May 2014.
  3. Mount Elbrus Map Sample. Retrieved on 15 May 2014.
  4. Mount Elbrus and Upper Baksan Valley Map and Guide (Map) (2nd ed.). 1:50,000 with mountaineering information. EWP Map Guides. Cartography bi EWP. EWP. 2007. ISBN 978-0-906227-95-4. 
  5. "Elbrus: Summary". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 25 February 2010.