Javakheti Range

Javakheti Range or Javakhk Range (also Kechut Range or Wet Mountains; Georgian: ჯავახეთის ქედი; Armenian: Ջավախքի լեռնաշղթա) – is a volcanic range in southern Georgia and northern Armenia. The range is about 50 km (31 mi) long and runs north to south from Trialeti to Bazum Range. The highest peak is Achkasar at an elevation 3196 m (10485 ft) above sea level. Other notable peaks include Leyli (3154), Yemlikli (3054), Garanlig (3039), Aghrigar (2973) and Shambiani (2923). Javakheti Range is known with a lot of rainfall too. The name of Wet Mountains originated herein. Range are mainly covered with alpine meadows and grasslands. There are a number of small-sized lakes in and around the Javakheti Range.

Javakheti Range
Achkasar2.jpg
View of mountain Achkasar in Northern Armenia.
Highest point
PeakAchkasar
Elevation3,196 m (10,486 ft)
Dimensions
Length50 km (31 mi)
Geography
Javakheti Range is located in Samtskhe-Javakheti
Javakheti Range
Javakheti Range
Javakheti Range is located in Georgia
Javakheti Range
Javakheti Range
Javakheti Range is located in Armenia
Javakheti Range
Javakheti Range
Countries Armenia and  Georgia
Range coordinates41°09′23″N 43°57′33″E / 41.15639°N 43.95917°E / 41.15639; 43.95917Coordinates: 41°09′23″N 43°57′33″E / 41.15639°N 43.95917°E / 41.15639; 43.95917
Parent rangeCaucasus Mountains
Borders onGreater Caucasus
Relief map of Samtskhe-Javakheti region

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