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Riffelsee 1.jpg
Fish in Riffelsee with Matterhorn behind
Location Zermatt, Valais
Coordinates 45°59′0″N 7°45′44″E / 45.98333°N 7.76222°E / 45.98333; 7.76222Coordinates: 45°59′0″N 7°45′44″E / 45.98333°N 7.76222°E / 45.98333; 7.76222
Catchment area 0.2 km²
Basin countries Switzerland
Surface area 0.45 ha
Max. depth 4 m
Surface elevation 2757 m

Riffelsee is an alpine lake above the town of Zermatt in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. It lies below the Riffelhorn at an elevation of 2757 m, and has a surface area of 0.45 ha. The lake can be reached from Rotenboden railway station (2815 m) on the Gornergratbahn mountain railway.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Riffelsee at Wikimedia Commons