Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Enjoy The Mount Elbrus in Russia

Mount Elbrus (Russian: Эльбрус) is an inactive volcano located in the western Caucasus mountain range, in Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia, Russia, near the border of Georgia. A stratovolcano that has lain dormant for about 2,000 years, it is the highest mountain in the Caucasus. Mt. Elbrus (west summit) stands at 5,642 metres (18,510 ft) and it is not only the highest mountain in Europe (depending on continental border used); it is also the highest point of Russia. The east summit is slightly lower: 5,621 metres (18,442 ft).
Read ful history of Mount Elbrus in wikipedia