Greater Caucasus

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Mountainous landscape of Arkhyz.

Greater Caucasus, sometimes known as "Caucasus Major", "Big Caucasus" or "Large Caucasus") is the major mountain range of Caucasus mountains.

The range is traditionally separated into three parts:

  • West Caucasus, from the Black Sea to Mount Elbrus
  • Central Caucasus, from Mount Elbrus to Mount Kazbek
  • East Caucasus, from Mount Kazbek to the Caspian Sea