Lac de Joux

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Lac de Joux
Lac de joux with clouds.jpg
View from the north eastern shore at Le Pont.
Lac de Joux is located in Canton of Vaud
Lac de Joux
Lac de Joux
LocationVallée de Joux, Vaud, Switzerland
Coordinates46°38′16″N 6°17′4″E / 46.63778°N 6.28444°E / 46.63778; 6.28444Coordinates: 46°38′16″N 6°17′4″E / 46.63778°N 6.28444°E / 46.63778; 6.28444
Primary inflowsOrbe
Primary outflows(Orbe)
Basin countriesSwitzerland, France
Max. length9 km (5.6 mi)
Max. width1 km (0.62 mi)
Surface area8.77 km2 (3.39 sq mi)
Max. depth32 m (105 ft)
Surface elevation1,004 m (3,294 ft)
SettlementsLe Chenit, L'Abbaye, Le Pont

Lac de Joux is a lake in the Vallée de Joux in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland. With a surface area of 9.5 km², it is the largest lake in Switzerland lying above 1,000 metres.[1] Lac de Joux is located in the Jura Mountains.

Lac de Joux (jan. 2008)

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  1. ^ See List of lakes in Switzerland for details.

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