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Katskhi Pillar
Katskhi Pillar
06/14/2014
The Katskhi pillar is a natural limestone monolith located at the village of Katskhi in western Georgian region of Imereti, near the town of Chiatura. It is approximately 40 metres (130 ft) high, and overlooks the small river valley of Katskhura, a right affluent of the Q'virila. In historical records, the Katskhi pillar is first mentioned by the 18th-century Georgian scholar Prince Vakhushti, who reports in his Geographic Description of the Kingdom of Georgia: "There is a rock within the ravine standing like a pillar, considerably high. There is a small church on the top of the rock, but nobody is able to ascend it; nor know they how to do that."

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Linda: on 12/22/2015

Love the photos Moira! My dad used to drive us aruond our area when we were kids to see the houses with the most lights. It's always so funny to see how overboard people can go with it! I actually bought my boyfriend the Dale Cooper Autobiography book after being reminded of it in your wishlist!Hope you had a lovely Christmas and New Year!Emma x

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