Ruinaulta

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Ruinaulta
Glacier Express in the Rhine gorge

Ruinaulta is a canyon created by the Anterior Rhine between Ilanz/Glion and Reichenau in the debris of the Flims Rockslide just upstream of its confluence with the Posterior Rhine at Reichenau in the Grisons, eastern Switzerland. It is sometimes known as the Rhine gorge, or sometimes rather ironically called Swiss Grand Canyon. Protected by cliffs several hundred metres high, the area is forested and a haven for wildlife. It is easily accessible only by the Ruinaulta line of Rhaetian Railway, and is a popular location for rafting.

Coordinates: 46°48′29″N 9°18′54″E / 46.808138°N 9.314947°E / 46.808138; 9.314947

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