Cenis Tunnel) and via Dijon and Pontarlier (for the Simplon), and also has a direct line along the Mediterranean coast from Marseilles to Genoa via Toulon and Nice.
Or the west side of the lake the Toccia or Tosa descends from the pass of the Gries nearly due south to Domodossola, where it receives the waters of the Doveria from the Simplon, and a few miles lower down those of the Val d'Anzasca from the foot of Monte Rosa, and 12 m.
In length), the Simplon line (tunnel II m.
He greatly improved the rough track over the Simplon Pass, so that, when finished in 1807, it was practicable for artillery.
Napoleon, in making the road over the Simplon, deviated from the straight line in order to leave it standing.