The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a pass through the eastern part of the Alai Mountains in the Kirghiz SSR, situated between the upper Gul’cha River and the Alai Valley. The Taldyk Pass is situated at an elevation of 3,615 m. The Osh-Khorog highway goes through the pass.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.