Blausee

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Blausee
Blausee Lake Boat 2015.jpg
LocationBernese Oberland
Coordinates46°31′57″N 7°39′53″E / 46.53250°N 7.66472°E / 46.53250; 7.66472Coordinates: 46°31′57″N 7°39′53″E / 46.53250°N 7.66472°E / 46.53250; 7.66472
Basin countriesSwitzerland
Surface area0.64 ha (1.6 acres)
Max. depth10 m (33 ft)
Surface elevation887 m (2,910 ft)

Blausee (literally: Blue Lake) is a small lake, in Switzerland, in the Kander valley above Kandergrund at 887 metres (2,910 ft), near the river Kander. Administratively, it belongs to the Bernese Oberland. The lake has an area of 0.64 hectares (1.6 acres). The lake can be reached by bus from the train stations of Frutigen or Kandersteg. It is a popular tourist destination.

External links[edit]

  • Blausee.ch (in English) (in French) (in German) tourist information
  • Media related to Blausee (Bern) at Wikimedia Commons