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Caucasus Mountains
Aerial view of the Caucasus Mountains
Highest point
Peak Mount Elbrus
Elevation 5,642 m (18,510 ft)
Length 1,200 km (750 mi)
Width 160 km (99 mi)
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State/Province Eurasia
Range coordinates 42°30′N 45°00′E / 42.5°N 45°E / 42.5; 45

The Caucasus Mountains is a mountain range in Eurasia. They are in the Caucasus region between the Black Sea in the west and the Caspian Sea in the east. The Greater Caucasus divide Europe from Asia. The Lesser Caucasus are south of there.

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