Khyber Pass

From Conservapedia
This is the current revision of Khyber Pass as edited by DollarsAndSense (Talk | contribs) at 04:18, 30 May 2007. This URL is a permanent link to this version of this page.

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

The Khyber Pass is an important break in the mountains between Pakistan and Afghanistan. It runs through both the Safed Koh and Hindi Kush mountain ranges.

It has been very influential throughout the course of history in its role as a part of military strategy. Alexander the Great, the Muslims, the Aryans, and the British all used the pass for military reasons. However, it has often proved difficult to penetrate owing to the defensive positions taken from above by local tribesman.