Sesiajoch (Zermatt to Alagna), snow..
14,062 9,351 Lysjoch (Zermatt to Gressoney), snow 14,033 Mischabeljoch (Zermatt to Saas), snow 12,651 9,341 Alphubel Pass (same to same), snow 12,474 Adler Pass (same to same), snow.
12,461 9,311 Moming Pass (Zermatt to Zinal), snow 12,287 Schwarzthor (Zermatt to Ayas), snow.
II,800 9,206 New Weissthor (Zermatt to Macugnaga), snow.
11,746 9,121 Allalin Pass (Zermatt to Saas), snow..
11,713 Col de Valpelline (Zermatt to Aosta), snow.
ï¿½ 11,644 8,973 Triftjoch (Zermatt to Zinal), snow.
11,430 Col d'Herens (Zermatt to Evolena), snow..
11,418 Col Durand (Zermatt to Zinal), snow.
10,909 Col de St Theodule (Zermatt to Chatillon), snow..
14,758 Mont Maudit 14,669 Dent Blanche 14,318 Dome du Goiter 14,210 Grand Combin 14,164 Castor 13,879 Zinal Rothhorn 13,856 Alphubel 13,803 Grandes Jorassesï¿½ 13,797 Rimpfischhornï¿½ 13,790 Strahlhorn .ï¿½ 13,751 Dent d'Herens 13,715 Zermatt Breithornï¿½ 13,685 Aiguille Verte .ï¿½ 13,541 Ober Gabelhorn..
Further mountain torrents (of greater volume than those higher up) fall into the Rhone as it rolls along in a south-westerly direction towards Martigny: the Visp (left), coming from the Zermatt valley, falls in at Visp, at Gampel the Lonza (right), from the Ldtschen valley, at Leuk the Dala (right), from the Gemmi Pass, at Sierre the Navizen (left), from the Einfisch or Anniviers valley, at Sion, the capital of the Valais, the Borgne (left) from the Val d'Herens; soon the Rhone is joined by the Morge (right), flowing from the Sanetsch Pass, and the boundary in the middle ages between Episcopal Valais to the east and Savoyard Valais to the west, and at Martigny by the Dranse (left), its chief Alpine tributary, from the Great St Bernard and the Val de Bagnes.
ZERMATT, a mountain village at the head of the Visp valley and at the foot of the Matterhorn, in the canton of the Valais, Switzerland.
By rail from Visp in the Rhone valley, and there is also a railway from Zermatt past the Riffel inns to the very top of the Gornergrat (10,289 ft.).
Formerly Zermatt was called "Praborgne," and this name is mentioned in the Swiss census of 1888.
Its originally Romance population seems to have been Teutonised in the course of the 15th century, the name "Matt" (now written "Zermatt," i.e.
Of Zermatt, and on the frontier between Switzerland (canton of the Valais) and Italy.
Above the valley of Zermatt (or 6500 ft.
Of the village of Zermatt, and on the frontier between Switzerland (canton of the Valais) and Italy.
Zermatt was long known to botanists and geologists only, and has an interesting though very local history.