Moont Elbrus

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Moont Elbrus
Elbrus North 195.jpg
Moont Elbrus
Heichest pynt
Elevation5,642 m (18,510 ft) [1][2]
Prominence4,741 m (15,554 ft) 
Ranked 10t
Isolation2,473 kilometres (1,537 mi)
LeetinSeven Summits
Volcanic Seven Summits
Kintra heich pynt
Ultra
Coordinates43°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
Geografie
Moont Elbrus is locatit in Caucasus moontains
Moont Elbrus
Moont Elbrus
Location o Moont Elbrus within the Caucasus Moontains
LocationRussia
Parent rangeCaucasus Moontains
Topo mapElbrus an Upper Baksan Valley bi EWP[3][4]
Geology
Age o rockUnknown
Muntain teepStratovolcano (dormant)
Last eruption50 CE ± 50 years[5]
Climbing
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 routeBasic snow/ice climb

Moont Elbrus (Roushie: Эльбру́с, romanised: El'brus, lit. 'ɪlʲˈbrus'; [Минги тау, Min̡i taw] error: {{lang-xx}}: text haes italic markup (help), 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. Earthobservatory.nasa.gov. Retrieved on 15 May 2014.
  3. Mount Elbrus Map Sample. Ewpnet.com. 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. Cartografie bi EWP. EWP. 2007. ISBN 978-0-906227-95-4.
  5. "Elbrus: Summary". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 25 February 2010.