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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a pass through the central part of the Vodorazdel’nyi Range of the Greater Caucasus. Located in the basin of the upper reaches of the Ardon and Rioni rivers at an elevation of 2,829 m. The Ossetian Military Road crosses the Mamison Pass.
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