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Russia-Georgia Gas Pipeline In Mountains To Be Highest In World

The pipeline will reach an altitude of 3,150 meters [10,300 ft].
by Staff Writers
Vladikavkaz, Russia (RIA Novosti) Jun 29, 2007
A natural gas pipeline being built in the Caucasus mountains linking Russia and Georgia will gain the honor of being the world's highest pipeline, the project chief said Thursday. The high-altitude pipeline will link Russia and South Ossetia, a secessionist republic in Georgia, and is expected to end the region's gas dependence on Tbilisi.

"The pipeline will be laid at an altitude of 3,150 meters [10,300 ft]. This is the world's highest pipeline: there is nothing like it, including in terms of route complexity. We are now preparing documents to apply to Guinness World Records," Anatoly Tandelov said.

The 163-kilometer (101-mile) pipeline will connect the Georgian province with Russia's North Ossetia, with which it is ethnically and historically tied. Russia is expected to start supplying the self-proclaimed republic with natural gas in late 2007 or 2008.

Source: RIA Novosti

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