Uspallata Pass
or La Cumbre geographical name mountain pass (12,572 feet or 3832 meters) & tunnel S South America in the Andes between Mendoza, Argentina & Santiago, Chile

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  • Uspallata Pass — The Uspallata Pass or Bermejo Pass is an Andean pass which provides a route between the wine growing region around the Argentine city of Mendoza and Santiago the Chilean capital situated in the central Chilean valley. The pass has been used since …   Wikipedia

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  • Uspallata Pass — /oohs pah yah teuh/; Sp. /oohs pah yah tah/ a mountain pass in S South America, in the Andes, connecting Mendoza, Argentina, and Santiago, Chile. ab. 12,600 ft. (3840 m) high. Also called La Cumbre. * * * …   Universalium

  • Uspallata Pass — /uspaˌljatə ˈpas/ (say oohspah.lyahtuh pahs) noun a mountain pass in the Andes, linking Mendoza, Argentina, and Santiago, Chile; Christ of the Andes statue nearby. About 3840 m high. Also, La Cumbre …   Australian English dictionary

  • Uspallata Pass — /oohs pah yah teuh/; Sp. /oohs pah yah tah/ a mountain pass in S South America, in the Andes, connecting Mendoza, Argentina, and Santiago, Chile. ab. 12,600 ft. (3840 m) high. Also called La Cumbre …   Useful english dictionary

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