Key Col for Elbrus

Col Elevation: 901 meters, 2956 feet

Key Col for:Elbrus  (5642 m/18,510 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)26° 33' 38'' N, 63° 39' 14'' E
26.5606, 63.654013 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 4741 m/15,554 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Kuh-e Shashgal
Prominence Parent: Mount Everest
Island Parent: Mount Everest
Ridgewalk Distance:10797.7 km/6709.38 mi

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RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Iranian Plateau
Range3: Baluchistan
Ridges/DividesAfrica-Middle East Continental Divide
Drainage Basins
Arabian Sea
Indian Ocean

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Internal Drainage-Eurasia
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Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Elbrus to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointLocationElev-mProm-mRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-kmCumulative-km
START: ElbrusRussia56424741 Kuban/Terek  
(Ridge Junction)    Kuban/Terek2.282.28
(Ridge Junction)    Kuban/Terek1.253.53
(Ridge Junction)    Kuban/Terek9.5713.11
(Ridge Junction)    Terek/Black Sea3.416.5
Dongusorunbashi 3203  Terek/Black Sea3.8620.36
Nakra-TauRussia/Georgia4269138 Terek/Black Sea4.0724.43
DongusorunRussia/Georgia44541087 Terek/Black Sea1.7626.2
ShkheldaRussia/Georgia4388438 Terek/Black Sea13.3339.53
(Unnamed Col) 3950  Terek/Black Sea140.53
(Ridge Junction)    Terek/Black Sea1.8742.39
(Unnamed Col) 4100  Terek/Black Sea0.2642.65
Chatyn-TauRussia/Georgia4412312 Terek/Black Sea0.8543.5
(Unnamed Col) 4120  Terek/Black Sea0.544
Pic ShchurovskyRussia/Georgia4277157 Terek/Black Sea0.5444.54
(Unnamed Col) 3871  Terek/Black Sea3.2747.81
BzhedukhRussia/Georgia4274111 Terek/Black Sea1.6449.46
UllukaraRussia/Georgia4302431 Terek/Black Sea1.6151.06
Jantugan Pass 3483  Terek/Black Sea5.0756.14
GumachiRussia/Georgia380556 Terek/Black Sea1.3457.47
Ullu-TauRussia/Georgia4277531 Terek/Black Sea5.3762.84
(Ridge Junction)    Terek/Black Sea2.9865.82
Teiber 3607  Terek/Black Sea9.9175.74
TikhtengenRussia/Georgia4618768 Terek/Black Sea7.5983.33
(Unnamed Col) 3850  Terek/Black Sea3.1486.48
OrthokaraRussia/Georgia434646 Terek/Black Sea2.5188.99
(Ridge Junction)    Terek/Black Sea0.1489.13
Tsanner Pass 3887  Terek/Black Sea2.3791.49
LyalvarRussia/Georgia4355155 Terek/Black Sea0.7392.23
(Unnamed Col) 4200  Terek/Black Sea0.6292.85
GestolaRussia/Georgia4860335 Terek/Black Sea2.2895.13
(Unnamed Col) 4525  Terek/Black Sea0.7695.89
Katyn-TauRussia/Georgia4979159 Terek/Black Sea1.9197.8
(Unnamed Col) 4820  Terek/Black Sea0.8298.61
Pik 4859Russia/Georgia485959 Terek/Black Sea0.1998.8
(Unnamed Col) 4800  Terek/Black Sea0.299.01
Jangi-Tau - West PeakRussia/Georgia505959 Terek/Black Sea0.6899.69
(Unnamed Col) 5000  Terek/Black Sea0.1799.86
Jangi-TauRussia/Georgia5085335 Terek/Black Sea0.38100.24
(Unnamed Col) 4850  Terek/Black Sea0.52100.76
Jangi-Tau - East PeakRussia/Georgia5034184 Terek/Black Sea0.65101.41
(Unnamed Col) 4920  Terek/Black Sea0.45101.86
Pik Schota RustaveliRussia/Georgia496040 Terek/Black Sea0.12101.99
Sandro Saddle 4750  Terek/Black Sea0.74102.72
Gora Shkara-West PeakRussia/Georgia5069119 Terek/Black Sea1.01103.73
(Unnamed Col) 4950  Terek/Black Sea0.65104.38
ShkharaRussia/Georgia51931357 Terek/Black Sea1.06105.43
(Ridge Junction)    Terek/Black Sea0.5105.94
NuamkuanRussia/Georgia4233154 Terek/Black Sea4.79110.73
(Ridge Junction)    Terek/Black Sea0.12110.85
AilamaRussia/Georgia4546696 Rioni/Terek3.31114.16
(Ridge Junction)    Rioni/Terek24.29138.45
(Ridge Junction)    Rioni/Terek9.76148.21
(Ridge Junction)    Rioni/Terek11.09159.3
Gurdaiebtsek 3349  Rioni/Terek7.3166.6
(Ridge Junction)    Rioni/Terek13.22179.82
(Ridge Junction)    Rioni/Terek2.02181.85
(Ridge Junction)    Rioni/Terek5.61187.46
(Ridge Junction)    Rioni/Terek5.1192.56
(Ridge Junction)    Rioni/Terek32.01224.56
(Ridge Junction)    Rioni/Kura127.21351.77
Pona, Georgia 943  Rioni/Kura3.04354.81
(Ridge Junction)    Rioni/Kura122.83477.64
(Ridge Junction)    Kura/Black Sea46.72524.36
Black-Caspian-Persian Triple DivideTurkey3080  Çoruh/Kura509.961034.32
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideKura/Euphrates530.451564.77
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideKura/Euphrates57.051621.82
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideKura/Euphrates89.651711.47
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLake Van/Kura276.471987.94
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideTigris/Kura55.852043.79
(Unnamed Col) 1528 Africa-Middle East Continental DivideTigris/Lake Urmia390.932434.72
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideTigris/Lake Urmia373.482808.2
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideTigris/Sefid428.093236.29
AlvandIran35701654Africa-Middle East Continental DivideTigris/Dasht-e Kavir72.233308.51
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideTigris/Dasht-e Kavir179.083487.59
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideKarun/Dasht-e Kavir275.113762.7
DenaIran44092604Africa-Middle East Continental DivideKarun/Intra-Zagros Basins715.884478.59
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideKarun/Intra-Zagros Basins56.054534.64
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DividePersian Gulf/Intra-Zagros Basins1196.95731.54
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideIntra-Zagros Basins/Hamune-Jaz-Murian134.045865.57
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideDasht-e Kavir/Hamune-Jaz-Murian127.25992.77
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideDasht-e-Lut/Hamune-Jaz-Murian788.666781.44
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideHamune-Jaz-Murian/Hamun-i- Mashkel341.617123.04
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideGulf of Oman/Hamun-i- Mashkel28.67151.64
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col) 901 Africa-Middle East Continental DivideArabian Sea/Hamun-i- Mashkel331.957483.59
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideArabian Sea/Hamun-i- Mashkel132.747616.33
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideHingol/Hamun-i- Mashkel541.948158.27
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideHingol/Sistan-Helmand Basin73.848232.11
(Unnamed Col) 3069 Africa-Middle East Continental DivideIndus/Sistan-Helmand Basin1805.4410037.55
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideIndus/Sistan-Helmand Basin219.6510257.19
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideIndus/Amu Darya12.210269.39
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideIndus/Amu Darya28.9910298.38
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideIndus/Amu Darya149.4210447.8
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideIndus/Amu Darya104.7910552.59
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideIndus/Amu Darya36.4710589.06
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideIndus/Amu Darya25.3610614.41
LINE PARENT: Kuh-e ShashgalAfghanistan62901758Africa-Middle East Continental DivideIndus/Amu Darya183.2910797.7
PROM PARENT: Mount EverestChina/Nepal88498849    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount EverestChina/Nepal88498849    

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