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White Pass

noun
1.
a mountain pass in SE Alaska, near Skagway. 2888 feet (880 meters) high.
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  • This is the point where the White Pass road is taken to make connection with the river boats for the interior.

  • By this time the White Pass trail had grown to be a veritable horror.

    The Trail of a Sourdough May Kellogg Sullivan
  • “Mushed” through the White Pass, but, after reaching Dawson, he lost heart and came back again without a stake.

    In to the Yukon William Seymour Edwards
  • It's about two blocks toward the rapids from White Pass Hotel.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • Two long lines of men and teams marked the White Pass, one on the left side of the canyon, the other on the canyon bottom.

    The Great Gold Rush W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis
  • If they used the White Pass they would turn east and circumvent the mountain on the east side.

  • "Tenderfeet" were there as tender, and the way as rough, even if a trifle shorter than that over the White Pass.

    The Trail of a Sourdough May Kellogg Sullivan
  • One day the word was passed along that another pass (now known as White Pass) had been discovered.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
  • Passing through the depot one is confronted by the largest hotel, the White Pass, directly across the street.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • It was not the depth of mud alone which was to deter one from essaying the White Pass route.

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