Taldyk

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Taldyk

 

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.

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Bill said: "One of the highest passes I crossed was the Taldyk pass, which was nearly 12,000ft high.
(Alas, her saga echoes in its "exoticism" the sagas of many who tried to elude Nazi terror.) Born in the village of Katta Taldyk in the Osh region of Kirghizia, whither her mother escaped from Lwow during the second world war, Anna was reunited with her father in Lysva, in the Ural Mountains, a year later, and in 1946 her family settled in Szczecin (Stettin) on the Baltic Sea, a city that became Polish at the end of the war, when Poland's borders were moved west.