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Located in southern Africa and completely surrounded by South Africa, Lesotho is a very mountainous country. It’s the only independent state in the world that lies entirely above 1,000 metres (3,281 ft) in elevation.

Highest mountain passes of Lesotho:

Mountain Pass Elevation Zone Surface
Kotisephola pass 3.240m (10,629ft) Black Mountains Asphalt
Tlaeeng pass 3.225m (10,580ft) Oxbow-Mokhotlong Asphalt
Mahlasela pass 3.222m (10,571ft) Maloti mountains Asphalt
Mafika Lisiu Pass 3.090m (10,137ft) Maloti mountains Asphalt
Menoaneng Pass 3.080m (9,967ft) Mokhotlong district Gravel
Matebeng Pass 2.960m (9,711ft) Thaba-Tseka-Qacha's Nek Gravel
Mokhoabong pass 2.880m (9,448ft) Central highlands Asphalt
Moteng pass 2.820m (9,252ft) Maloti mountains Asphalt
Baboons Pass 2.689m (8,822ft) Maseru District Gravel
Blue Mountain Pass 2.641m (8,664ft) Central highlands Asphalt



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>Scenic drives in Norway. Norway has 18 carefully selected scenic drives both in terms of nature/panorama. 
>Romanian high altitude roads. Romania has some amazing roads, real tourist destinations by themselves. 
>Faroese challenging tunnels. Harrowing one lane tunnel on a 2 way road. Kind of frightening to drive through if you're not used to it.
>Highest accessible towns by car on Earth. Permanent settlements occupied year-round, accessible by car.
>The world's best road. The world's best road has just been announced: the N-222 from Peso de Regua to Pinhao in Portugal.
>Longest straight roads in the world. From point A to B in the fastest time possible, sometimes you need to cut corners.
>Highest tunnels in the world. After years of work in rarefied air and frigid temperatures at more than 4,000m, these tunnels are engineering marvels sure to impress anyone.
>The world's northernmost road ends. Get a reliable car, lots of food, water, matches, warm clothing, and gas.

 

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