Maloja Pass

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Maloja Pass
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Maloja Pass road
Elevation1,815 m (5,955 ft)
Traversed byRoad
LocationGraubünden, Switzerland
RangeAlps
Coordinates46°24′N 09°42′E / 46.400°N 9.700°E / 46.400; 9.700Coordinates: 46°24′N 09°42′E / 46.400°N 9.700°E / 46.400; 9.700
Maloja Pass is located in Switzerland
Maloja Pass
Maloja Pass
Location in Switzerland
Maloja Pass road

Maloja Pass (Italian: Passo del Maloja, German: Malojapass) (1815m a.s.l.) is a high mountain pass in the Swiss Alps in the canton of Graubünden, linking the Engadine with the Val Bregaglia, still in Switzerland and Chiavenna in Italy. It marks the divide between the Danube and Po watersheds.

The road from Chiavenna to Silvaplana with distances and elevation:

The Maloja Pass is open in winter. However, after heavy snowfalls the road may be closed for a couple of hours or for an entire day. Even if open, the road might be covered with snow making snow/winter tires, or chains, a necessity.

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