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Paso de Uspallata


The Paso de Uspallata (Passage of Uspallata) is a mountain step used by the Army of the Andes to cross the mountain range in 1817, in order to release to Chile of realistic hands. Also it is denominated like Paso de la Cumbre (Passage of the Summit), call thus for being the point upper of the passage between Mendoza and Santiago de Chile, and like Paso Iglesia (Step Church) (of the side of Chile) and Bermejo of the Argentine, by the dominant color of mountains of the place.

The 13 of March 1904, the Christ the Redeemer of the Andes's Monument was inaugurated, to celebrate the pacific overcoming of a conflict by questions of limits that had taken to both countries to be on the brink of madness the war. It is for that reason that also it usually is called Paso del Cristo Redentor (Passage of the Christ the Redeemer).

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