[ oos-pah-yah-tuh; Spanish oos-pah-yah-tah ]
/ ˌus pɑˈyɑ tə; Spanish ˌus pɑˈyɑ tɑ /
a mountain pass in S South America, in the Andes, connecting Mendoza, Argentina, and Santiago, Chile. About 12,600 feet (3840 meters) high.
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Also called La Cumbre.
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British Dictionary definitions for uspallata pass
/ (ˌuːspəˈlɑːtə, Spanish uspaˈʎata) /
a pass over the Andes in S South America, between Mendoza (Argentina) and Santiago (Chile). Height: 3840 m (12 600 ft)Also called: La Cumbre
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