Sherman Pass (Washington)

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Sherman Pass
Elevation5,575 ft (1,699 m)
Traversed byState Route 20
LocationFerry County, Washington, United States
RangeKettle River Range, Monashee Mountains
Coordinates48°36.4′N 118°28.8′W / 48.6067°N 118.4800°W / 48.6067; -118.4800

Sherman Pass (el. 5575 ft./1699 m.) is a high mountain pass that crosses the Kettle River Range in the state of Washington.[1] It is the highest pass in the state maintained all year.[2] The pass is located on the Sherman Pass Scenic Byway which traverses the Colville National Forest.[3] The pass is surrounded by the aftermath of the 1988 White Mountain Fire.[2] The pass was named after American Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman who traveled across the pass in 1883.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://wsdot.wa.gov/traffic/passes/sherman/
  2. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-22. Retrieved 2009-01-11.
  3. ^ a b http://www.byways.org/explore/byways/2232/

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Coordinates: 48°36.4′N 118°28.8′W / 48.6067°N 118.4800°W / 48.6067; -118.4800