Cascade Pass is a 5392-foot pass over the northern Cascade Range, east of Marblemount, Washington. Although an important pass, providing the easiest connection from the Cascade River to the head of Lake Chelan, it is now part of the North Cascades National Park, and crossed by only a hiking trail. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cascade Pass"
The Cilician Gates ( Turkish Külek Boazi or Gulek Bogazi) form the main passage through the Taurus Mountains of southeastern Turkey. Their southern opening is 27.5 mi. [44 km.] north of Tarsus. The Cilician Gates link the low plains of Cilicia and the Mediterranean coast with the high central plateau of Anatolia. The Gates are the narrow gorge through which flows the Gökoluk River. The ancient track was a track for mule caravans, not wheeled vehicles. The Army of the Ten Thousand, Alexander the Great before the Battle of Issus, Paul of Tarsus on his way to the Galatians, and the knights of the First Crusade all passed through the Cilician Gates. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cilician Gates"
Col du Tourmalet is a mountain pass at in the Central French Pyrenees. It is 2,114 metres (6,935 ft) high. ...more on Wikipedia about "Col du Tourmalet"
Gidi Pass is a strategically important pass in the Sinai, which is about 29 km (18 statue miles) long. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gidi Pass"
Halfaya Pass (Hellfire Pass) is located in North Africa, near the border between Egypt and Libya. ...more on Wikipedia about "Halfaya Pass"
Haneuljae, also known as Gyerimnyeong (계립령/鷄立嶺) is a mountain pass in the Sobaek Mountains of central South Korea. It runs between Chungju city in North Chungcheong province and Mungyeong city in North Gyeongsang province. Haneuljae rises to about 530 meters above sea level, between the peaks of Poam Mountain (963 m) and Juheul Mountain (1106 m). ...more on Wikipedia about "Haneuljae"
The Haute Route, (or the High Route or Mountaineers' Route) is a cross-country route running between Chamonix, France and Zermatt, Switzerland. First charted by English adventurers at the end of the 19th Century, this route follows the 8+day, 100km, glacier walk from the Chamonix valley, home of Mont Blanc to Zermatt, home of the Matterhorn. ...more on Wikipedia about "Haute Route"
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Khunjerab Pass (sometimes Khunerjab Pass) is a high pass on the northern border of Pakistan with China. It peaks at 4,693 metres (15,397 feet) and is the highest point on the Karakorum highway. This section of the road was completed in 1982 and is possibly the highest metalled border crossing in the world. ...more on Wikipedia about "Khunjerab Pass"
The Kilik Pass, (4,827 m or 15,837 ft high; 37° 05 N; 74° 41' E), 30 km to the west of the Mintaka Pass also known as the Minteke Pass (4,709 m or 15,450 ft high; 37° 01' N; 74° 50' E) were, in ancient times, the two main access points into the Upper Hunza Valley from the north. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kilik Pass"
The Kulma Pass is a mountain pass, elevation 4,362 meters (14,311 feet), located on the border between China's autonomous region of Xinjiang and Tajikistan's Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region. Officially opened on May 25, 2004, the pass is on the only maintained road connecting the two nations, and is the location of the only official border crossing. Traffic volume is very low; an official tally by the Tajik Ministry of Traffic and Roads counted legal crossings of just 17 trucks, 10 buses, 240 tons of cargo, and 171 people over a three-month period. However, unofficial transits are believed to be more common, as many locals lack passports needed to cross the pass legally. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kulma Pass"
Laing's Nek, or Lang's Nek is a pass through the Drakensberg, South Africa, immediately north of Majuba, at an elevation of 5400 to 6000 ft. It is the lowest part of a ridge which slopes from Majuba to the Buffalo River, and before the opening of the railway in 1891 the road over the nek was the main artery of communication between Durban and Pretoria. The railway pierces the nek by a tunnel 2213 ft. long. When the Boers rose in revolt in December 1880 they occupied Laing's Nek to oppose the entry of British reinforcements into the Transvaal. On the 28th of January 1881 a small British force endeavoured to drive the Boers from the pass, but was forced to retire. ...more on Wikipedia about "Laing's Nek"
The Lairig Ghru is a pass in the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. The pass has a long history, and was for many years used by drovers taking cattle between Deeside and Speyside. Modern road traffic now travels over the Drumochter Pass via the A9 or The Lecht on the A939, and the Lairig Ghru is left to walkers. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lairig Ghru"
Lead Mine Pass (鉛礦坳) is a mountain pass in the New Territories, Hong Kong. It is near Grassy Hill and two walking trails, MacLehose Trail and Wilson Trail cross each other at the pass. The pass is at the north of Shing Mun Reservoir. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lead Mine Pass"
This is a list of gaps and passes in Hong Kong. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of gaps in Hong Kong"
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This is a list of mountain passes. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of mountain passes"
The Llanberis Pass (or Pass of Llanberis) in Snowdonia carries the main road (A4086) from the SE to Llanberis, over Pen-y-Pass, between the mountain ranges of the Glyders and the Snowdon massif. ...more on Wikipedia about "Llanberis Pass"
Lowari Top is a pass that connects Chitral with Dir in Pakistan. Lowari Top is a relatively low pass, only 10,230 feet high, which makes it by far the lowest pass to enter Chitral, the rest all being 12,000 to 15,000 feet high. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lowari"
Mei Pass ( ; literally "Plum Pass") is a strategic site around 30km north of Nanxiong (南雄) Municipality, Guangdong province, China. It is situated in the Meiling Mountains (梅岭), forming the boundary between the provinces of Jiangxi and Guangdong. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mei Pass"
Mickledore (the name means great door or pass) is a narrow ridge, 840 m high, connecting the mountains of Sca Fell and Scafell Pike in the English Lake District. It is also a pass between the valleys of Wasdale and Eskdale. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mickledore"
The Mintaka Pass also known as the Minteke Pass (4,709 m or 15,450 ft high; 37° 01' N; 74° 50' E) or the nearby Kilik Pass (4,827 m or 15,837 ft high; 37° 05 N; 74° 41' E), 30 km to the west, were, in ancient times, the two main access points into the Upper Hunza Valley from the north. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mintaka Pass"
In a range of hills, or especially of mountains, a pass (also gap, notch, col, saddle, bwlch or bealach) is a lower point that allows easier access through the range. On the route through the range, it is locally the highest point on the route. Since many of the world's mountain ranges have always presented formidable barriers to travel, passes have been important since before recorded history, and have played a key role in trade, war and migration. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mountain pass" This text is made on www.shortopedia.com
Mungyeong Saejae is a mountain pass in central South Korea. It lies on Joryeong Mountain between the main peak (1017 m) and Sinseon Peak (967 m). The pass itself rises to 642 m above sea level. Mungyeong Saejae connects Mungyeong City, North Gyeongsang province with Goesan County in North Chungcheong province. Water flowing down from the Mungyeong side of the pass eventually flows into the Nakdong River and meets the Sea of Japan (East Sea) at Busan. Runoff from the Goesan side eventually flows into the Han River, which passes through Seoul to meet the Yellow Sea at Incheon. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mungyeong Saejae"
Nathula Pass (also spelt Ntula, Natu La, Nathu la, Natula) is a pass on the Indo- China (Tibet) border in the state of Sikkim. The pass forms part of an offshoot of the ancient Silk Route. Nathula Pass is located at an elevation of 4,310 m (14,200 feet) above mean sea level. The route leading up to the pass is one of the world's highest navigable roads, and is maintained by the Border Roads Organisation, a wing of the Indian Army. On the Pass the Indian army and the Chinese border guards are within touching distance of each other. Since both nations have frosty relations with each other, the border is not open to exchange between Indian and Chinese nationals. To visit the Indian side of Nathula, a visitor's permit must be made one day in advance, which is done by any travel agency. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nathula"
The Pass of Drumochter ( Scottish Gaelic: Bealach Druim uachdair) is the main pass between the northern and southern central Scottish Highlands. The A9 road passes through here, as does the Highland Main Line, the railway between Inverness and the south of Scotland. It is probably the most isolated stretch of both, and is frequently closed during snowstorms. It has been used since prehistoric times. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pass of Drumochter"
Pen-y-Pass is a mountain pass in Snowdonia, north Wales. It is a popular location from which to walk up Snowdon, as three of the popular routes (the Miners Track, Pyg Track and the ascent via Crib Goch) can be started here. Glyder Fawr is also accessible from here. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pen-y-Pass"
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