St. Gotthard divides Europe:
Elevation 2091 m
St. Gotthard divides Europe in different cases:
The Gotthard moutain formation is also called the continental water divide
From that the "Rhine" flows down to the North Sea, the "Rhone" flows to the
Mediterranean Sea, the "Ticino" flows into the "PO" and in the Adriatic
Sea, the "Inn" flows into the "Donau" down to the Black Sea.
Often in Europe (and more locally in Switzerland) we have two different
When there is rainy weather north of St. Gotthard, it is then mostly that
we have warm and sunny conditions in the south.
But it also connects Europe.
It is one of the most important passes in the
Alps. Because of the tunnels for cars and trains, most of the people at the
elevation of 2091 m are tourists now. If you are interested, click for more details on the links below:
Wikipedia - german page
Wikipedia - english page