Melchsee

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Melchsee
Melchsee ganz.jpg
Location Obwalden
Coordinates 46°46′21″N 8°16′21″E / 46.77250°N 8.27250°E / 46.77250; 8.27250Coordinates: 46°46′21″N 8°16′21″E / 46.77250°N 8.27250°E / 46.77250; 8.27250
Type reservoir, natural lake, oligotrophic
Catchment area 5.9 km2 (2.3 sq mi)
Basin countries Switzerland
Surface area 54 ha (130 acres)
Max. depth 18 m (59 ft)
Surface elevation 1,891 m (6,204 ft)

Melchsee is a lake in the canton of Obwalden, Switzerland. It lends it name to the resort Melchsee-Frutt, in the municipality of Kerns. At an elevation of 1891 m, its surface area is 54 ha (130 acres).

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Melchsee at Wikimedia Commons