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The Mt. Kazbek, also known as Mt. Kazbegi, is a dormant volcano and marks the Georgia-Russian border. At its eastern foot runs the Georgian Military Road, which connects Tbilisi in Georgia and Vladikavkaz in Russia.

First ascent:
1868 by the British climbers Douglas W. Freshfield, Adolphus Warburton Moore, Charles C. Tucker and the Swiss guide Francois Devouassud.    

 

www.mountainstamp.com Russia Georgia Kazbek stamp issued 1964

Soviet Union 1964, Mt. Kazbek.
The stamp was issued in the series "Alpinism in USSR".

 

www.mountainstamp.com Russia Georgia Kazbek stamp issued 1987

Soviet Union 1987, Mt. Kazbek
The stamp was issued in the series "Natl. Sports Committee Intl. Alpinist Camps — Part II".
 

www.mountainstamp.com Russia Georgia Kazbek stamp issued 2007 

Georgia 2007, Mt. Kazbek.
The stamp was issued in the series "Mountains of the Caucasus". 

 

www.mountainstamp.com Georgia Kazbek stamp issued 2007 by Armenia

Armenia 2007, "150th Anniversary of Gevorg Bashinjaghyan".
 Mt. Kazbek. 

 

Russia 2009 Ingushetia Republic stamp

Russia 2009, Ingushetia Republic.
The stamp was issued in the series "Territories of Russian Federation XV".

According the Russian stamp agenture mapka the stamp represents: architectural ensemble “Vovnushki” (ancient watchtower), copper jug of XIX century; Stolovaya mountain and Kazbek mountain.

Stolovaya mountain (3'003 m) is located on the border of the Republic of Ingushetia and the Republic of North Ossetia (42°52'5.13"N 44°42'9.95"E). Viewpoint is not known.

 

 

www.mountainstamp.com Russia Georgia Kazbek stamp issued 2013

Georgia 2013, Mt. Kazbek.
The church on the hill in the foreground is the Gergeti Trinity Church. The church is situated at an elevation of 2'170 meters. 

The stamp was issued in the series "Visit Georgia".  

 

 

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