Yellowhead Pass


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Yellowhead Pass,

3,711 ft (1,131 m) high, in the Rocky Mts., on the boundary between Alta. and British Columbia, Canada, and W of Jasper, Alta. It is used by the Canadian National Railway.
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Before I knew it, we had traversed Yellowhead Pass, one of the lowest in the Continental Divide, yet, at 3,718 feet, the highest point the train crosses.
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