Ägerisee

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Ägerisee
Aegerisee910.jpg
Location Canton of Zug
Coordinates 47°7′N 8°37′E / 47.117°N 8.617°E / 47.117; 8.617Coordinates: 47°7′N 8°37′E / 47.117°N 8.617°E / 47.117; 8.617
Lake type Glacial lake
Primary inflows Hüribach
Primary outflows Lorze
Catchment area 4.068 km2 (1.571 sq mi)
Basin countries Switzerland
Max. length 5.4 km (3.4 mi)
Max. width 1.4 km (0.87 mi)
Surface area 7.3 km2 (2.8 sq mi)
Average depth 49 m (161 ft)
Max. depth 83 m (272 ft)
Water volume 0.36 km3 (0.086 cu mi)
Residence time 6.8 years
Surface elevation 724 m (2,375 ft)
Frozen January/February in some winters
Settlements Oberägeri, Unterägeri

Ägerisee (or Lake Aegeri) is a glacial lake in the Canton of Zug, Switzerland. The two municipalities along its shore are Oberägeri and Unterägeri. The main tributary is the Hüribach; the Lorze river drains the Ägerisee. Since 1992 the lake is used as a water reservoir.

The Battle of Morgarten took place in 1315 on the shores of the Ägerisee.

Aegerisee Winter Mostelberg.jpg

External links[edit]

Media related to Lake Ägeri at Wikimedia Commons