Mountain Pass


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Mountain Pass

 

deeply cut and low-lying saddles on both slopes of a mountain range or between two mountain ranges. They are usually very important for transportation, for example. the Tamerlane Gate in the Uzbek SSR, the Külek Bogazi in Turkey, the Moravian Gate in Czechoslovakia, and Khyber Pass on the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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Mountain Pass, originally owned by Chevron, was purchased in 2008 by a conglomerate known as Molycorp.
If ERP is successful in purchasing the Mountain Pass mine through the Chapter 11 bankruptcy sale process, it will work collaboratively with the County of San Bernardino, the California state agencies, and other regulatory stakeholders to complete the necessary technical studies and restart plan to return the mine to sustainable operations, supported by an experienced and skilled workforce from the local community.
Their theory is based on a "mass animal deposition event" uncovered near the Col de la Traversette mountain pass.
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.
Over 100 people travel through the mountain pass province to reach their houses in Balkh, Baghlan, Samangan and other northern provinces to celebrate the New Year with their families, he added.
Defence Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak said 3,000 people had been trapped in vehicles along the mountain pass at 3,400 meters (11,000 feet).
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.
Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX), a US based energy company engaged in the oil and natural gas industry, has entered into an agreement to sell the Mountain Pass rare earth mining operations to Rare Earth Acquisitions LLC (REA).
The second stage of Spain's premier cycling event, a 167km journey between Granada and Jaen, a stage that takes the riders through a mountain pass and one that provides a tough challenge so early in the race.
The Khyber Pass is the mountain pass that links Pakistan and Afghanistan and has for centuries served as an important route for trade and contending armies.
The claimer went to Mountain Pass, who won by half a length from Split TheWind at 9-2.
On the highway the Rover's 390 horses quickly move this 5,670-pound beauty even when heading uphill through a mountain pass.