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The Mount Elbrus is an inactive volcano and situated in the western Caucasus close to the border to Georgia. It is the highest mountain of the Greater Caucasus and of Russia as well. The second highest summit of the Greater Caucasus is the Mt. Dychtau (5'204 m) and the third highest the Mt. Shkhara (5'200 m).

 While there are differing authorities on how the Greater Caucasus is distributed between Europe and Asia, many sources agree that Elbrus is also the highest mountain of Europe and one of the Seven Summits. The Mount Elbrus (west summit) stands at 5'642 metres, the east summit is slightly lower at 5'621 metres.

First ascents: 

West Summit:
1874 by Florence Crauford Grove, Frederick Gardner, Horace Walker, Peter Knubel and guide Ahiya Sottaiev.

East Summit:
22.07.1829 by Khillar Khachirov. 

 

Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic  stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 1923 Mount Ararat Mount Elbrus 200000 RubelsTranscaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic  stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 1923 Mount Ararat Mount Elbrus 300000 Rubels
Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic  stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 1923 Mount Ararat Mount Elbrus 350000 RubelsTranscaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic  stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 1923 Mount Ararat Mount Elbrus 500000 Rubels

Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic 1923.
(Values in Rubels, existing perforated and imperforated)

The Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic (a constituent republic of the Soviet Union that existed from 1922 to 1936 and consisted of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia). The Federation began issuing its own postage stamps.

There is depicted an oil field, Mt. Ararat (middle) and Mt. Elbrus (right).

 

Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic 1 Gold Kopeck stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 1923 Mount Ararat Mount ElbrusTranscaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic 2 Gold Kopecks stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 1923 Mount Ararat Mount Elbrus
Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic 3 Gold Kopecks stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 1923 Mount Ararat Mount ElbrusTranscaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic 4 Gold Kopecks stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli 1923 Mount Ararat Mount Elbrus

Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic 1923.
(Values in Gold Kopecks, existing perforated and imperforated)

 

Russia 1986 Elbrus mountain stamp

Soviet Union 1986, Mt. Elbrus.
The stamp was issued in the series
"Natl. Sports Committee Intl. Alpinist Camps — Part I".

 

Soviet Union 1989 Elbrus stamp stationery card The imprinted postage stamp depict the artwort "Elbrus at sunrise" (1837 oil on canvas, 26,2h 44,5) of Mikhail Lermontov (1814-1841).

Soviet Union 1989, Stationery Card.
The imprinted postage stamp depict the artwort "Elbrus at sunrise" (1837, oil on canvas, 26,2h 44,5) of Mikhail Lermontov (1814-1841).

 

Russia 2001 Elbrus mountain stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Russia 2001, Mt. Elbrus.
The stamp was issued in the series "Territories of the Russian Federation V".

 

Liberia 2001
Mount Elbrus and Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow.

The Cathedral of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat, popularly known as Saint Basil's Cathedral, is a Russian Orthodox church erected on the Red Square in Moscow in 1555–1561.
 The stamp was issued in the series "A Philatelic Tour of The World".

Canada 2002, Mt. Elbrus.
The stamp was issued in the sheet "International Year of Mountains / Seven Summits".

 

Russia Elbrus Mountain stamp Guyana 2003 

Guyana 2003, Mt. Elbrus.
The stamp was issued in honour of the "International Year of Mountain". 

 

Russia Elbrus Mountain stamp Tajikistan 2011

Tajikistan 2011, Mt. Elbrus.
Steam locolotive 1-4-0 ? (1912)
The stamp was issued in the series "Old Steam Locomotives".  

Russia Elbrus stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued 2014 by Palau

Palau 2014, Mt. Elbrus.
The stamp was issued in the series "Russia – Sites and Scenes".

 

 

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