Bradost or Chia-y Bradost (Nawakhin), a mountain range over 5,000 feet above sea level and about 25 miles long, stretches northwest from the Rawanduz river opposite the town of Rawanduz in Erbil Governorate, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, to Rubari kuchuk, a tributary of the Great Zab.
The Shanidar Cave,a Neandertalian archaeological site, lies about 15 km N-W from its peak.
- Naval Intelligence Division, p. 109 and fig. 27 facing p. 103
- Bradost and Shanidarcave, satellite view on google maps. This shows the path leading to the cave.