Ossetian Range

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointGora Kazbek (5034 m/16,516 ft)
CountriesGeorgia (81%), Russia (19%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area12,818 sq km / 4,949 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent156 km / 97 mi North-South
166 km / 103 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 31' N; 43° 42' E
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Map of Ossetian Range
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Ossetian Range.
Central CaucasusLevel 3 (Parent)
         Svanetian RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Digorian RangeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Ossetian RangeLevel 4

Major Peaks of the Ossetian Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Gora Kazbek503416,516 
3.Gora Shaukhokh463615,210 
4.Gora Mailikhokh459815,085 
5.Pik Spartak451714,820 
10.Sadzele West Peak328010,761 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Ossetian Range

Gora Kazbek
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Kazbek from Kasbegi (1984-09-21). Photo by Frederick Johnson.
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