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St Gothard

St. Gothard, an Alpine group between the Swiss cantons of Uri and Ticino which reaches the height of 9,850 feet. The St. Gothard pass (6,936 feet) has a hospice for travellers 69 feet below the summit. The road over the pass was improved in 1820-24. The St. Gothard is now pierced by a railway tunnel (constructed 1872-80), which extends from Goschenen to Airolo, a distance of over 9 miles.