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Mattmark Dam 2
Switzerland

The natural Mattmark dam is situated on the edge of Saas Valley, Switzerland, 2197m above sea level, has a volume of 100m m3, its waters are natural catchment resulting from melting glaciers. The lake is 3.2 km in compliance with its beautiful blue waters, and we can walk around it in about 2.5 h.

Copyright: Isabel Marques
Type: Spherical
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Taken: 18/08/2010
Загружена: 22/08/2010
Обновлено: 10/09/2014
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Tags: dam; mattmark; switzerland; europe; natural lake; glacier; saas valley; suiss alps; nature
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