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|Elevation||4,310 ft (1,314 m)|
|Traversed by||State Route 20|
|Location||Okanogan County, Washington, United States|
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.
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, 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 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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Lakemoor is a village in Lake and McHenry counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. The population was 6,017 at the 2010 census, up from 2,788 in 2000.
Wauconda is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 13,603 at the 2010 census. It is the site of the Wauconda Bog Nature Preserve, a National Natural Landmark. Wauconda Community Unit School District 118 serves students from kindergarten through 12th grade who live in Wauconda and surrounding communities. Fremont School District 79 also serves students from communities from northern part of Wauconda.
Illinois Route 59 is a north–south state highway in northeastern Illinois. It runs south from Illinois Route 173 in Antioch to I-55 in Shorewood, spanning the north–south width of Chicago's western suburbs. This is a distance of 71.13 miles (114.47 km).
Illinois Route 176 (IL 176) is an east––west state route in northern Illinois. It runs from IL 23 in Marengo to the southern terminus of IL 131 in Lake Bluff. This is a distance of 41.28 miles (66.43 km).
(PLZ&W) was an 11-mile (18-kilometer) short-line railroad built to connect the towns of Palatine, Lake Zurich, and Wauconda in the northern part of the U.S. state of Illinois.
Wauconda High School, officially Wauconda Community High School, and most commonly WHS, is a public four-year high school located in Wauconda, Illinois, a northern suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Wauconda Community Unit School District 118.
Fremont Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 32,337.
Grant Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 26,523. Grant Township changed its name from Goodale Township between 1865 and 1870.
Wauconda Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 21,730.
Avon Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 65,001.
Moraine Hills State Park is an Illinois state park on 2,200 acres (890 ha) in McHenry County, Illinois, United States.
Bodie is a ghost town in Okanogan County, Washington, United States.
Operation Braunschweig (Brunswick), named after Braunschweig, was the German summer offensive that began on 28 June 1942. The operation was initially named Fall Blau, which is the common name used for the whole offensive. The name was changed from Blau to Braunschweig on 30 June. The plans following the original Case Blue were renamed to Operation Clausewitz and Operation Dampfhammer. Clausewitz detailed the beginning of the operations of Army Group A in July 1942, Dampfhammer the follow-up operations in July 1942.
Wauconda Bog Nature Preserve is a tamarack bog Nature Preserve located in Wauconda Lake County, Illinois. It is a National Natural Landmark.
The Wauconda Area Library is a public library located in Wauconda, Illinois. The library district covers portions of Lake and McHenry Counties in Illinois and is a member of the North Suburban Library System (NSLS).
Bangs Lake is a natural glacial lake that is located in Wauconda, Illinois. It is named after Justus Bangs, the first permanent settler in Wauconda, who arrived in the summer of 1836. Justus Bangs reportedly named Wauconda as well, supposedly after a Native American Indian character in a story Bangs had read. However, some believe that Wauconda was named after an Indian chief who is buried on the southern shore of Bangs Lake.
Wauconda Community Unit School District 118 is an Illinois school district serving the Lake County communities of Wauconda, Island Lake, Lakemoor, Volo, Port Barrington, and Lake Barrington. The district governs three elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.