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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Silver said the president is considering nationalizing Mountain Pass.
The experience of riding in extreme cold weather, rough and often ice-slushed terrain that has stretched our physical, mental and emotional being has humbled us deeply,' Barinaga, who claimed that they were the first Filipino riders to land on the Indian mountain pass, said on the group's Facebook page.
The Mountain Pass mine, located in San Bernardino County, California, approximately 50 miles south of Las Vegas, Nevada, is the only mine and processing facility for rare earths minerals in the United States.
It was thought he may have gone over the Col de Clapier mountain pass to the north or further south over the pass to nearby Mont Cenis but there was never any proof.
Traffic came to a standstill in the ystanbul direction on the E5 highway as conditions worsened along the Bolu Mountain pass.
But Selim Mountain Pass and the Tashir-Gogavan motorway are closed, due to strong winds and low visibility, whereas the
Khardung La (Khardung Pass, la means pass in Tibetan) at 5,359 m (17,582 ft) elevation is a high mountain pass located in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Some passengers travelling through the mountain pass province said they were not optimistic on reopening the highway as passengers paid heavy taxi fare.
Yes, we often experience the mountain pass venturi effect on windy days in the Colorado mountains ("The Mountain Pass And Ridgeline Venturi Effect," February 2010), but three comments on a great article.
This is the major mountain pass connecting northern Afghanistan and Kabul province, with further connections to southern Afghanistan and Pakistan.
HELICOPTERS ferried rescuers to and bodies away from the site of massive avalanches which blocked a key mountain pass north of Kabul as the death toll soared to 166, Afghan officials said.
SALANG PASS: More than 60 people were feared dead and hundreds still trapped on a treacherous mountain pass in Afghanistan on Tuesday after a series of avalanches smashed into an alpine tunnel.
Jeremy Clarkson and his right-hand man Richard Hammond have been spotted destroying yet another Marina in the Black Mountain Pass near Llandeilo.
International Resource News-11 September 2008-Chevron to Sell Mountain Pass Rare Earth Mining Operations(C)2008 ENPublishing - http://www.