Elevation: 5,642 m
Mountain Range: The Caucasus Mountains
- The highest mountain in Europe
- Highest stratovolcano in Eurasia
- It’s a dormant volcano formed about 2.5 million years ago
- Its last eruption was around 50 AD
- In Greek mythology, Zeus chained Prometheus to Mount Elbrus as a punishment for stealing fire from the gods and later giving it to humans.
- First climbed in July 10th , 1829 by Khillar Khachirov (Russia)