Wauconda Pass

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Wauconda Pass
Elevation 4,310 ft (1,314 m)
Traversed by State Route 20
Location Okanogan County, Washington, United States
Range Okanogan Highlands
Coordinates 48°43′34″N118°57′34″W / 48.72611°N 118.95944°W / 48.72611; -118.95944 Coordinates: 48°43′34″N118°57′34″W / 48.72611°N 118.95944°W / 48.72611; -118.95944

Wauconda Pass (el. 4310 ft./1314 m.) is a high mountain pass in the state of Washington, east of the town of Wauconda. It is traversed by State Route 20.

Mountain pass Route through a mountain range or over a ridge

A mountain pass is a navigable route through a mountain range or over a ridge. Since many of the world's mountain ranges have presented formidable barriers to travel, passes have played a key role in trade, war, and both human and animal migration throughout Earth's history. At lower elevations it may be called a hill pass. The highest vehicle-accessible pass in the world appears to be Mana Pass, located in the Himalayas on the border between India and Tibet, China.

Washington (state) State of the United States of America

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Named for George Washington, the first president of the United States, the state was made out of the western part of the Washington Territory, which was ceded by Britain in 1846 in accordance with the Oregon Treaty in the settlement of the Oregon boundary dispute. It was admitted to the Union as the 42nd state in 1889. Olympia is the state capital; the state's largest city is Seattle. Washington is sometimes referred to as Washington State to distinguish it from Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.

Wauconda, Washington Unincorporated community in Washington, United States

Wauconda is a small unincorporated community in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. Once a boom town, it has dwindled almost to nothing; it is now under single ownership.


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