Mamison or Mamisson both: məmēsôn´ [key], pass, 9,550 ft (2,911 m) high, in the central Greater Caucasus, on the border between Georgia and Russia. Crossed by the Ossetian Military Road, it links the cities of Kutaisi and Alagir, and the Ardon and Rion river valleys.

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