Great Saint Bernard Pass

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Great Saint Bernard Pass

An Alpine pass, 2,472 m (8,110 ft) high, on the Italian-Swiss border. Known to the ancient Romans, it is named for Saint Bernard of Menthon, who founded a hospice at its summit in the 11th century.
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