Mount Khalatsa

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Mount Khalatsa
Mount Khalatsa is located in Georgia
Mount Khalatsa
Mount Khalatsa
Location in North Ossetia–Alania, Russia (on the border with Georgia)
Mount Khalatsa is located in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti
Mount Khalatsa
Mount Khalatsa
Mount Khalatsa (Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti)
Highest point
Elevation3,938 m (12,920 ft)
Prominence1,118 metres (3,668 ft)
Coordinates42°35′56″N 43°50′12″E / 42.59889°N 43.83667°E / 42.59889; 43.83667Coordinates: 42°35′56″N 43°50′12″E / 42.59889°N 43.83667°E / 42.59889; 43.83667
LocationSouth Ossetia, Georgia /
North Ossetia–Alania, Russia
Parent rangeCaucasus

Mount Khalatsa or Khalaskhokh (Ossetian: Халасхох; literally: "frost mount") is the highest point of South Ossetia,[1] a disputed region in Georgia, with an altitude of 3,938 metres (12,920 ft). It is located on the border between South Ossetia and North Ossetia–Alania, a Russian autonomous republic.

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  1. ^ (in English) South Ossetia, MSN Encarta Archived 2009-11-01 at WebCite, accessed on July 26, 2009. Archived 2009-11-01.