Greater Caucasus


Greater Caucasus

▪ mountains, Eurasia
also called  Great Caucasus,  Russian  Bolshoy Kavkaz,  
 major range of the Caucasus (q.v.) Mountains, extending west-east for about 750 miles (1,200 km) from the Taman Peninsula on the Black Sea to the Abşeron Peninsula on the Caspian Sea.

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