Mount Shahdagh

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Mount Shahdagh (Azerbaijani: Şahdağ) is a mountain peak of the Greater Caucasus range, located in the Qusar District of Azerbaijan, close to the border with Russia. The elevation of the peak is 4,243 metres (13,921 ft) above sea level.[1]

Mount Shahdagh
Şahdağ Mountain, Qusar, 2013.JPG
Highest point
Elevation4,243 m (13,921 ft)
Prominence1,097 m (3,599 ft)
ListingHighest peaks of Azerbaijan
Coordinates41°16′21″N 48°00′16″E / 41.2725°N 48.0044°E / 41.2725; 48.0044Coordinates: 41°16′21″N 48°00′16″E / 41.2725°N 48.0044°E / 41.2725; 48.0044
Mount Shahdagh is located in Caucasus mountains
Mount Shahdagh
Mount Shahdagh
Location of Mount Shahdagh within the Caucasus mountains
Mount Shahdagh is located in Azerbaijan
Mount Shahdagh
Mount Shahdagh
Mount Shahdagh (Azerbaijan)
Parent rangeGreater Caucasus

Among the earth rocks found in Shahdag are magnesian lime, chalkstone and marble.[2] Winter temperatures at Shahdag average -20°C.[3]

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  1. ^ Большая советская энциклопедия. Шахдаг [Great Soviet Encyclopedia. Shahdag] (in Russian). Retrieved 19 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Большой энциклопедический словарь Брокгауза и Ефрона. Шахдаг [Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedia Dictionary. Shahdag] (in Russian). Retrieved 2011-08-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Альпинисты Азербайджана совершили зимнее восхождение на одну из самых высоких вершин страны - гору Шахдаг [Azerbaijani alpinists climbed to one of the highest peaks of the country - Mount Shahdag] (in Russian). Novosti Azerbaijan. 2007-02-10. Retrieved 2011-08-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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