Kaçkar mountains, Kaçkar Dağları or simply Kaçkar(s) are a mountain range rising above along the Black Sea coast in Eastern Turkey. Kaçkar Dağı, with an elevation of 3931 meters is the highest peak in the chain Kaçkar Dağları. A mountain range is a chain of Mountains bordered by highlands or separated from other mountains by passes or valleys The Black Sea is an inland Sea bounded by southeastern Europe, the Caucasus and the Anatolian peninsula ( Turkey Turkey (Türkiye known officially as the Republic of Turkey ( is a Eurasian Country that stretches With highest peak Kaçkar Dağı (elevation 3937 metres), and mountain plateaus at about 3000 metres in elevation, it is the highest part of Pontic Mountains. Kaçkar Dağı, with an elevation of 3931 meters is the highest peak in the chain Kaçkar Dağları. The Pontic Mountains ( Turkish Doğu Karadeniz Dağları) are a range of mountains in northern Turkey, whose eastern end extends into southeastern The Kaçkars are glaciated mountains, alpine in character, with steep rocky peaks and numerous mountain lakes.
The name Kaçkar (thought to be from the Armenian Խաչքար (Khachkar literally meaning "cross stone")) may be used in various senses. The Armenian language (hy հայերեն լեզու hajɛɹɛn lɛzu —, conventional short form) is an Indo-European language spoken by the Armenian It may describe the whole mountain range, including the many mountain groups, or it may just describe the Kaçkar-Kavron group with its highest peak, or just the highest peak itself. The local name of the highest peak or its mountain group Kaçkar Dağı translates to Kaçkar mountain, and the name of the range Kaçkar Dağları translates to Kaçkar mountains.
On the south and east, the Kaçkar mountains are bordered by the Çoruh river valley; on the north, by the Black Sea coast. The Çoruh River or Ch'orokhi River (ჭოროხი Çoruh starts in the Mescit Mountains (3225 m in the north-eastern Turkey and flows into Georgia The Black Sea is an inland Sea bounded by southeastern Europe, the Caucasus and the Anatolian peninsula ( Turkey