What are the caucasus mountains?

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The Caucasus mountains is a mountain system in Eurasia, between the Black and the Caspian Seas.
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What do you get from mountains?

A lot of our fresh water comes from from melting snow in the mountains. We also get some of our minerals from the mountains. Mountains are largely used for research or tourism.

What is a mountain?

A area that has been rased by erosion (being worn down) or Plates sliding Answer (1) . Mountains are formed when the land is being pushed up by strong forces in the Earth, such as plate tectonics. Some mountains ar formed by areas being thrust up over other areas; some mountains are volcanoes that (MORE)

Where are mountains?

yo give me the answers or else your family dies mountains are found on every continent and on almost every country. Around other land forms, such as plateaus which are in between mountain ranges. you can find mountians anywhere if you drive a car Mountains are formed wherever two tectonic plates m (MORE)

What country are the Caucasus Mountains located in?

The Caucasus Mountains, are located in Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and southwest Russia. They are considered a boundary between Europe and Asia. Based on various interpretations it has been disputed as to which continent these mountains are part of but current opinions tend to list them as Asian m (MORE)

Where is Caucasus located?

In Eurasia, it is bordered on the north by Russia, on the southwest by Turkey, on the west by the Black Sea, on the east by the Caspian Sea, and on the south by Iran. The North Caucasus comprises some part of Russia while the South Caucasus comprises Armenia, and some part of Azerbaijan ,Georgia.

Why are there mountains?

Mountains are created in several ways. The most common way is whentectonic plates crash into one another. The major land masses ofEarth move and crash into each other. Crash isn't the best wordbecause it suggests something happening suddenly. This processtakes millions of years. As one of the enormo (MORE)

Are there mountains?

Yes, there are mountains in every continent. A natural landform that is very important in many ways. They are very important in controling weather and climate. They are also very beneficial to humans and animal life.

How high is the caucasus?

The Caucasus Mountains contain two separate ranges; the GreaterCaucasus Mountains are in the north, the Lesser Caucasus Mountainsare in the south. Mount Elbrus, located in the Greater Caucasus, isthe highest peak at 18,510 feet.

Where is it mountainous?

In the USA, there are several mountainous areas. For example,Nevada is known as the most mountainous state. In second place isthe state of Alaska.

What republics are in the caucasus?

North Caucasian republics of Russia: Adygea, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Cherkessia, North Ossetia - Alania, Chechnya (Адыгея, Дагестан, Ингушетия, Кабардино-Ð‘Ð°Ð»ÐºÐ°Ñ (MORE)

Where are mountains from?

Mountains are caused by the uplift of landmasses either by volcanic action or by continental plates colliding.

What do mountains do?

They grow trees on top of them. They grow trees on top of them. they smell like poo!

Are Azerbaijan Georgia and Armenia collectively called caucasus?

Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia are in the caucasus. The Caucasus is a region that includes parts of Russia also. For example the 2014 Winter Olympics are being held in Sochi, Russia. And most of the Ski events are taking place on the caucasus mountains.

Why is the Caucasus Region the focus of many of the conflicts in Russia and the Republics?

There are really two reasons for this: 1) The Caucasus Region has been under Russian occupation for quite a while, but the majority of the Caucasus's inhabitants are still not ethnically Russian and remain quite drastically different. Tatars, for instance, are a nomadic people who have more in co (MORE)

What is the highest mount in the caucasus mount?

At 18510ft, the volcanic Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in the Caucasus Mountains. Also, depending on how one wants to draw the boundary between Europe and Asia, it is considered to be either the highest mountain in Europe or the highest mountain in Western Asia.

How do you pronuance Caucasus?

It's not Caucasus absolutely wrong it's Kavkaz. I don't where in the world that Caucasus word came from. Kavkaz is how you write and pronounce it.

How were the caucasus mountains formed?

the caucasus mountains are fold mountains - you can see this by their shape... they are tall and cone shaped; also in a forever extending line, which proves that their formation is well and truly fold 2nd answer: they are indeed fold mountains, fold mountains are formed when two techtonic plate c (MORE)

Why did Germans want the caucasus?

One word: OIL. They was going to get more oil and most importantly they would deprive Soviet Union from oil. And next to Caucasus is Middle East with even more oil! British interests in Africa and India would be threatened as well.

Why do mountain lions live in the mountains?

Well God gave them strong legs made special for climbing and leaping. They have big feet so they can have more of a grip and so they don't sink into to snow and their fur is good for the freezing temperatures, and mountain lions don't always live on the mountain, they can live near it.

How did you get mountains?

the earths plate crust and then it collides so that a mountain comes up, which is made of folded rocks

Is urals mountain a fold mountain?

Fold mountains are mountains that are formed when the land forms a wave like shape due to the tectonic plate movements underneath so yes the Ural Mountains are fold mountains

Is the Appalachian Mountains a mountain range?

yes, it is. it is in NH and is considered a major mountain range Actually the Appalachians run up into Maine and down into Virginia. I believe you are thinking of the Adirondacks which are part of the Appalachian Chain. There are several local names for parts of the Chain-the Whiteface Mountains (MORE)

What do mountain have?

what do you mean ...if you mean what features then i can think of a pyramidal peaks and corys

Who crossed the Caucasus mountains in the bible and settled Europe?

What A "Nut Shell' Because This Topic Do Not Line Up With TheScripture... The Tribe Of Judah Is Black. . ◄ Jeremiah 14:2 ► King James Version Judah mourneth, and the gates thereof languish; they are black untothe ground; and the cry of Jerusalem is gone up. Romans 1:25 "Who changed (MORE)

What can you get from mountain?

You can mine jewels, metal, coal, rock Get water from springs Harvest trees growing on it's surface Build homes on it Ski (depending on the mountain) Hunt animals (depending on the mountain) Mountain land is not very suitable for farming. The land is very steep and rocky.

Does the Caucasus run through France?

No. As the Ural, the Caucasus is marking the border between Eastern Europe and Asia. It is located between the Black Sea and the Caspian sea. France is located at the other, western end of Europe, facing the US across the Atlantic Ocean.

Where does the Holy Bible mention the Caucasus Mountains?

According to The Strongest Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, Caucasus Mountains is not mentioned in the Holy Bible. Another Answer : Many modern place names and/or peoples are not mentioned as such in the Scripture. However, this does not mean they weren't mentioned in Scriptu (MORE)

How is CAUCASUS an ethnic group?

Caucasus is not an ethnic group. Caucasian is typically used as amore politically-correct term for White, which is a racialcategory. The idea is that most Whites have distant origins (over3000 years ago) that trace back to the Caucasus Mountains. The Caucasus actually has numerous varied ethnicitie (MORE)

Where are the central Asian republics in relation to the Caucasus?

The Central Asian Republics would be the countries of Kazakhstan,Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. These wereformally part of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics andthey achieved independence in late 1991. The South Caucasus mountains would be in Armenia, Georgia, and (MORE)