Mount Samsari

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Samsari
Elevation 3,285 m (10,778 ft)
Location
Location Georgia
Range Abul-Samsari

Mount Samsari (Georgian: სამსარი) is a peak of the Abul-Samsari Range in Southern Georgia. The elevation of the mountain is 3,285 metres (10,778 ft) above sea level. Mount Samsari represents a volcanic cone, inside of which lies a caldera with a diameter of 3 kilometres (1.9 mi). The floor of the caldera is lined with rocks and glacial debris as well as small lakes. The mountain was built up during the late quaternary period and is made up of dacites. The slopes of Samsari are mainly devoid of vegetation.

References[edit]

  • Georgian State (Soviet) Encyclopedia. 1985. Book 9. p. 33.

Coordinates: 41°32′08″N 43°40′15″E / 41.5356°N 43.6708°E / 41.5356; 43.6708