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Elbrus, Mount, Russian gora Elbrus, highest peak of the Caucasus mountains,
southern U.S.S.R. It is an extinct volcano with twin cones reaching 18,510 feet (
5,642 m) and 18,- 356 feet (5,595 m). The volcano was formed during the Upper
Estrela Mountains 574 decision to become a Roman Catholic in the expectation
that the pope would then annul his marriage to Queen Margaret. Surrounded by
a rapacious entourage, Ga- brielle showed herself neither disinterested nor ...
The south is irrigated by streams descending from the Alay Mountains and by the
Bolshoy (Great) Fergana and Yuzhny (Southern) Fergana canals. In the north the
terrain is a combination of desert, semidesert, and marsh. Cotton cultivation ...
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