Dombay-Ulgen

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Dombai-Ulgen
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Elevation 4,046 m (13,274 ft)
Translation The killed bison (Karachay-Balkar)
Location
Dombai-Ulgen is located in Georgia (country)
Dombai-Ulgen
Dombai-Ulgen
Location on a map of Georgia
Location Abkhazia - Georgia - Russia
Range Caucasus
Coordinates 43°14′40″N 41°43′34″E / 43.24444°N 41.72611°E / 43.24444; 41.72611Coordinates: 43°14′40″N 41°43′34″E / 43.24444°N 41.72611°E / 43.24444; 41.72611

Dombai-Ulgen or Dombay-Ulgen (Georgian: დომბაი-ულგენი; Russian: Домбай-Ульген, Karachay-Balkar: Доммай ёлген) is a 4,046 m (13,274 ft) high mountain of the Greater Caucasus and the highest point of Abkhazia, a state with limited international recognition otherwise seen to be part of Georgia. It is located on the border with Karachay–Cherkessia, an autonomous republic of Russia. The mountain is composed of gneiss, crystalline schist, and granite. The top is covered by snow and glaciers at all times of the year.[1]

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