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Lac de Salanfe

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Location  Valais
Max. length  2 km (1.2 mi)
Max. depth  48 m (157 ft)
Area  162 ha
Catchment area  18.4 km²
Basin countries  Switzerland
Surface area  1.62 km (0.63 sq mi)
Surface elevation  1,925 m
Length  2 km
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Lac de Salanfe is a lake in the municipality of Evionnaz, Valais, Switzerland. The reservoir is located at an elevation of 1925 m. Its surface area is 1.62 km2 (0.63 sq mi).

Map of Lac de Salanfe, 1902 Evionnaz, Switzerland

It can be reached by 6.5 km-long foot path from Vernayaz.

The dam Salanfe was completed in 1952.

Different major walking trails cross in Salanfe. The two biggest are 'Le tour des Dents du Midi' and the Via Alpina. Many hikers stay the night at the refuge situated next to the lake.

References

Lac de Salanfe Wikipedia


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