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Lake Constance Bordering Switzerland, Germany and Austria

47.5N 9.4E

May 27th, 2010 Category: Lakes, Mountains

Switzerland, Germany and Austria - April 28th, 2010

Switzerland, Germany and Austria - April 28th, 2010

Lake Constance, known as Bodensee in German, is a lakeĀ  near the Alps, bordering Switzerland, Germany, and Austria and occupying an old glacier basin at an elevation of 1,299 feet (396 m).

It has an area of 209 square miles (541 square km) and is about 40 miles (65 km) long and up to 8 miles (13 km) wide, with an average depth of 295 feet (90 m) and a maximum depth of 827 feet (252 m). It has about 125 miles (200 km) of shoreline.

One Response to “Lake Constance Bordering Switzerland, Germany and Austria”

  1. 1
    David :

    My trips to the Alps have always been exciting but my stay in Constance last year was the most memorable of all my lakes and mountains holidays in the Alps.

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