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Klontalersee, Glarus

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#80 of 116 in Nature in Switzerland
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Klöntalersee is a natural lake in the canton of Glarus, Switzerland and covers the major part of the Klöntal valley floor. Since 1908, it has been used as a reservoir for electricity production. The dam's construction substantially increased the lake's volume.Klöntalersee is drained by the Löntsch, a left tributary of the Linth.
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  • A few miles/km west of Glarus is a peaceful lake and reservoir that sits between mountains. To try to describe the valley and its beauty is futile. There are numerous trails for hiking and roads for b...  more »
  • Lovely green coloured water in this 3 mile long reservoir, which was low & part frozen when I walked it. Camp sites at both ends + restaurants in season (when the buses run), plus lots of hikes up int...  more »
  • This is one of my favorite places in switzerland. Very peacefull and relaxing grand for hiking and swimming.  more »

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