or less at the end of the road,
(from 1940 till recently Lernashen) has a S.
Martiros church of 1860, with inscribed tombstones, and various cave
hiding places and ruined hamlets nearby. There is a
in the gorge somewhere.
the main Goris highway is the village of Ishkanasar
(till recently Ghzljugh). From
the Goris highway, a least two dirt roads (ask) lead N to Mt. Mets
Ishkhanasar, a 3550 m volcano on the border with Azerbaijan.
On the mountain are alleged to be important
petroglyphs. In the
crater 3 km E of the main summit is
Lich (Black Lake) at
2657 m, a unique lake ecosystem,