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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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All the villages of the Wilayat of Al Buraimi reported rainfall ranged from light to medium, led to the flooding of a number of mountain passes.
Motorists should expect the possibility of snow or ice on roads as they travel over mountain passes.
Hundreds of villages were cut off and 23 mountain passes closed after weeks of rain and blizzards which brought a five-year drought to an end.
If Yucca Mountain passes the assessment, DOE will then apply to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build and operate a repository designed to hold 70,000 tons of waste.
I usually notice the first show of color near the mountain passes, at an elevation of 3,500 to 4,500 feet, in midSeptember.
The book includes compelling personal stories from Erickson's lifeCotrekking in the Himalayan mountains, riding his bicycle over roadless European mountain passes and climbing in the Sierra Nevada range -- as inspiration for his philosophy of business.
Mother Nature's surprise offering was a gift for children, but a chilly headache for truckers and motorists trying to make their way over the Grapevine and other icy mountain passes.
That's the message Oregon State Police are sending to commercial drivers planning to cross Oregon's mountain passes this winter.
Heavy snow stops fighting in many areas of Afghanistan in winter as mountain passes used as supply routes for the Taliban become blocked.
Carvell advises buying early as some mountain passes sell out in advance of the season.
In the high mountain passes, weekends are expected to worsen, and in many places the rain is likely to turn into snow, the Road Infrastructure Agency (API) warned drivers, those who are going to travel in the next few days through the mountain passes should not go on the road with summer tires and must drive at a speed in accordance with weather conditions, the press agency of the road agency said.
Muscat, June 11 (ONA) A number of Wilayats of the Sultanate, affected by the tropical state "Ashobaa", reported today varying rainfall, resulting in the flooding of some valleys and mountain passes.