ELBRUS

28/08/2018

Elevation: 5,642 m
Mountain Range: The Caucasus Mountains
Countries: Russia
Continent: Europe
More Facts:

  • 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)