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ZHELESNOVODSK

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 979 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ZHELESNOVODSK, a health resort of Russian Caucasia, in the province of Terek, lying at an altitude of 1885 ft. on the S. slope of the Zhelesnaya Gora (2805 ft.), 1r m. by rail N.N.W. from Pyatigorsk. It possesses chalybeate springs of temperature 561—960 Fahr.; the buildings over the springs were erected in 1893. The season lasts from early in June to the middle of September.
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