Gap vs Pass vs Notch vs Saddle

A way through mountains is a navigable route through a mountain range. Ways through mountains make use of a Gap, Pass, Notch or Saddle.

United States Board on Geographic Names’ Named PlacesUnited States Board on Geographic Names' Named Places

Places Named For Their Mercifully-Navigable Passages Through Otherwise Really Inconvenient Mountain Ranges
Places Named For Their Mercifully-Navigable Passages Through Otherwise Really Inconvenient Mountain Ranges

“Gap”Gaps Through Mountains

“Pass”
Passes Through Mountains

“Notch”
Notches Through Mountains

“Saddle”
Saddles Through Mountains

Gap vs Pass vs Notch vs SaddleGap vs Pass vs Notch vs Saddle

Source: Adventures in mapping

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