Mount Shani

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Mount Shani
Gora Shan
Kazbegi Panorama.jpg
Mt. Shani (the leftmost peak in the photo) as seen from the outskirts of Stepantsminda
Highest point
Elevation 4,451 m (14,603 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,775 m (5,823 ft) [2]
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 42°40′33″N 44°45′27″E / 42.67583°N 44.75750°E / 42.67583; 44.75750Coordinates: 42°40′33″N 44°45′27″E / 42.67583°N 44.75750°E / 42.67583; 44.75750[2]
Mount Shani is located in Georgia (country)
Mount Shani
Mount Shani
Location in Georgia (on the border with Russia)
Location GeorgiaRussia border
Parent range Caucasus

Mt. Shani (Georgian: შანი; Gora Shan in Russian) is a mountain in the Caucasus. It has an elevation of 4,451 metres (14,603 ft) and is on the international border between Georgia and Ingushetia, Russia. The mountain rises immediately to the east of Stepantsminda, Georgia.

Gergeti Trinity Church in the foreground with the base of Mount Shani in the background.

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  1. ^ "Shan, Georgia/Russia" Retrieved 2012-02-12.
  2. ^ a b "European Russia and the Caucasian States - Ultra Prominence Page" Retrieved 2012-02-12.