Its principal tributaries are the Gail on the right, and the Mdll, the Lieser, the Gurk with the Glan, and the Lavant on the left.
Without being a great Greek scholar, Gail was a man of unwearied industry, whose whole life was devoted to his favourite studies, and he deserves every credit for having rescued Greek from the neglect into which it had fallen during the troublous times in which he lived.
South of Hermagor, the principal place of the Gail valley, is the chain of mountains which is famous as being the only place where the beautiful Wulfenia Carintlziaca is found.
The Carnic Alps are divided by the Gail valley into the South Carnic group and the northern Gailtal Alps.
JEAN BAPTISTE GAIL (1755-1829), French hellenist, was born in Paris on the 4th of July 1755.
Oefnerjoch (Forno Avoltri to St Lorenzen in the Gail Valley) foot path (C) .
The city is the seat of the Northern Illinois hospital for the insane, of the Elgin Academy (chartered 1839; opened 1856), and of St Mary's Academy (Roman Catholic); and has the Gail Borden public library, with 35,000 volumes in 1908.