The beauty of the Crimea, the meadows in mid-Russia and the strength of the North Caucasus Mountains is highlighted by the images
Beautiful valley in Caucasus mountains in Upper Svaneti, Georgia
Mt Elbrus, at 5,642 metres (18,510 ft), is the highest mountain in the Caucasus, in Russia, as well as being the highest in Europe.
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Ushba in the Caucasus Mountains, Svaneti, Georgia by DobriMv
Mount Elbrus is a dormant volcano located in the western Caucasus mountain range, in Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay–Cherkessia of Russia, near the border with Georgia. Mt. Elbrus's peak is the highest in the Caucasus Mountains and in Europe.
Caucasus mtns, Georgia
It goes back to German anthropologist Friedrich Blumenbach.
A Warm Welcome in the Caucasus Mountains - NYTimes.com