Via Mala

Via Mala

Via Mala (vēˈä mäˈlä), narrow gorge of the Hinterrhein River, a headstream of the Rhine, c.31-2 mi (6 km) long, Grisons canton, E Switzerland. One of the most wild and picturesque gorges in Switzerland, it is walled by vertical limestone cliffs c.1,600 ft (490 m) high. The Splügen Road (see Splügen) passes above the gorge.
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She is understood to have been swept away by the flow of water before becoming wedged under a rock in Via Mala Valley.
Martin in Zillis, which lies at the end of the Via Mala ("Evil Way"), a spectacularly wild gorge.