mountain pass

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Synonyms for mountain pass

the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks

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Snowfall caused difficult driving conditions on Thursday as drivers lost control of their vehicles on icy roads resulting in several minor accidents on the Bolu Mountain pass.
Mr James, who runs AJ Motors in Tonna, Neath, said he was hired to go to the Black Mountain Pass where filming for the 14th series of Top Gear was taking place.
Star performance Filligree was well placed to win a weak race by a wide margin and she could score again if turned out quickly Quote of the day "He's got one eye and his tongue is paralysed, but I didn't tell the jockey" - John Llewellyn, son of trainer Bernard, after Mountain Pass had won the claimer in the hands of Neil Callan, whom he rates "different class"
According to researchers from Harvard University and the National Biotechnology Center in Madrid, the Bacillus subtilis bacterium acts more like the Donner Party, the settlers from Missouri who ate their dead after getting trapped in a California mountain pass in 1847.
wants to expand and operate its Mountain Pass mine, bounded on the north and south by the Mojave National Preserve, for 30 more years.
For some of the most stunning scenery on the continent, head to Auyuittuq National Park, where you'll find several massive glaciers and a deep, narrow mountain pass.
We are going way too fast around the corners, even for us locals who drive up this mountain pass every week or so.
Three other passen-gers, injured when their coach plunged from a mountain pass, are still being treated in another hospital.
It was possible that the energy of Kusner's surface put it at the bottom of a hollow in the middle of a mountain pass.
M&K") and certain current and former officers and owners of M&K in Colorado Federal District Court arising from a commercial dispute over defects in engineering services related to the Company's Project Phoenix modernization and expansion of its Mountain Pass, California, facility.
Works for Completion on Main Road M-18, section Kladanj Podpaklenik including Karaula Mountain Pass include:
The Pass of the Republic, the mountain pass in the Balkan Mountains connecting Veliko Tarnovo and Gurkovo, is still closed for traffic.
Since the Kara-Beles mountain pass was closed for cars, children were carried by adults on foot to the nearest settlement with a hospital (around 12 km distance).
CHARIKAR (PAN): Fresh snowstorm has once again led to the closure of a strategic mountain pass, connecting Kabul with the northern provinces, officials said today.
The investigation focuses on whether the Company and its executives violated federal securities laws by failing to disclose that: (1) Molycorp's efforts to expand the Company's Mountain Pass mine were behind schedule; (2) the Company would fail to reach projected rare earth oxide production rates by the end of calendar year 2012 or 2013; and (3) end-user customers have been reducing their demand for Molycorp's products as prices for rare earth elements have increased.