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Lakes Geneva and Neuchâtel, Switzerland and France – June 4th, 2011

46.9N 6.8E

June 4th, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Lakes

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Lake Geneva and Lake Neuchâtel can be seen near the center of this image. Lake Geneva (below) spans the France-Switzerland border, while Lake Neuchâtel (above) rests entirely within Switzerland.

Lake Geneva is the larger of the two, with a surface area of approximately 580 km²; Lake Neuchâtel has a surface of 218.3 km². Although smaller than its neighbor, it is the largest lake entirely in Switzerland.

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