Simplon Tunnel

Simplon Tunnel
geographical name tunnel about 12 miles (19 kilometers) long through Monte Leone (tallest mountain in Lepontine Alps) near Simplon Pass

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  • Simplon-Tunnel — Lage des Simplontunnels zwischen der Schweiz und Italien Gebi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Simplon Tunnel — The Simplon Tunnel is an Alpine railway tunnel that connects the Swiss town of Brig with Domodossola in Italy, though its relatively straight trajectory does not run under Simplon Pass itself. It actually consists of two single track tunnels… …   Wikipedia

  • Simplon Tunnel — ▪ tunnel, Italy Switzerland       one of the longest railway tunnels in the world, about 12 1/2 miles (20 km) from Iselle, Italy, to Brig, Switz., and one of history s great engineering feats. The Simplon Pass was an important trade route between …   Universalium

  • Simplon-Tunnel — D✓Sịm|p|lon|tun|nel, Sịm|p|lon Tun|nel, der; s …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • Tunnel du simplon — légende : Entrée du tunnel du Simplon, côté italien Type Tunnel ferroviaire Exploitant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Simplon-Basistunnel — Lage des Simplontunnels zwischen der Schweiz und Italien Gebi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Simplon-Pass — Simplonpass Kanton/Land: Wallis/Schweiz von nach: Brig (Schweiz) – Domodossola (Italien) Passhöhe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Simplon Pass — Infobox Mountain Pass Name =Simplon Pass Photo = Caption = Elevation = m to ft|num=2008|abbr=no|spell=Commonwealth|precision=0|wiki=yes Location = SUI Range = Alps Coordinates =coord|46|15|6|N|8|2|0|E|region:CH VS type:pass|display=inline,title… …   Wikipedia

  • Simplon Pass — Alpine pass and tunnel, southern Switzerland. It is situated between the Pennine and Lepontine Alps at 6,581 ft (2,006 m). An important Alpine route since the mid 13th century, the pass became a major link between central and southern Europe when …   Universalium

  • Tunnel — Fußgängerunterführung; Röhre; Tunell; Unterführung; Röhre (umgangssprachlich); Untertagebauwerk * * * Tun|nel [ tʊnl̩], der; s, und s: unter der Erde verlaufender bzw. durch einen Berg hindurch geführter Verkehrsweg: die Bahn fährt durch mehrere… …   Universal-Lexikon

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