The more important passes, proceeding from west to east, are Pshekh (5435 ft.) west of Oshten, and Shetlib (6060 ft.) east of Oshten, Pseashka (6880 ft.) east of Shuguz, Sanchar (7990 ft.) west of Psysh; and between the last-named mountain and Elbruz, facilitating communication between Sukhum-Kaleh (and the coast as far as Poti) and the upper valley of the Kuban, are the passes of Marukh (11,500 ft.), Klukhor (9450 ft.) and Nakhar (9 61 5 ft.).
Novo-rossiysk, Gelenjik, Anapa, Sukhum-Kaleh, Poti and Batum.
POTI, a seaport of Russian Transcaucasia, in the government of Kutais, at the mouth of the Rion on the coast of the Black Sea, 193 m.
Above the level of the river, Poti is extremely unhealthy, fever and ague prevailing in summer and autumn.
Poti represents the ancient Phasis, a commercial colony of the Greek city of Miletus.