Maloja Pass

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Maloja Pass
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Maloja Pass road
Elevation 1,815 m (5,955 ft)
Traversed by Road
Location Graubünden, Switzerland
Range Alps
Coordinates 46°24.06′N 09°41.7′E / 46.40100°N 9.6950°E / 46.40100; 9.6950Coordinates: 46°24.06′N 09°41.7′E / 46.40100°N 9.6950°E / 46.40100; 9.6950
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 watershed between the Danube and Po basins.

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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