1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Zhelesnovodsk

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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.), 11 m. by rail N.N.W. from Pyatigorsk. It possesses chalybeate springs of temperature 56½-96º Fahr.; the buildings over the springs were erected in 1893. The season lasts from early in June to the middle of September.