The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A Swiss canton, between Berne on the N. and Italy on the S., in a wide valley of the Rhône, and shut in by lofty mountains; cattle-rearing is the chief industry.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Valais'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/v/valais.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.