Lake Constance


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Constance, Lake,

Ger. Bodensee, lake, 208 sq mi (539 sq km), bordering on Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. It is 42 mi (68 km) long and has a maximum depth of 827 ft (252 m). The lake is fed and drained by the Rhine River and divides near the city of Konstanz (Constance) into two arms, Untersee and Überlinger See. The main body of the lake is called the Obersee. Fruit is grown on the lake's fertile shores, and wine making and fishing are major industries. The chief towns and cities of the lake are Konstanz, Friedrichshafen, and Lindau, all in Germany; Bregenz in Austria; and Rorschach in Switzerland. Remains of lake dwellings have been found.
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The ship, named Seegold , will be used to carry passengers across Lake Constance between Wallhausen and Uberlingen.
CENEVRE (CyHAN)- The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) will open its first filling station following the rebranding in the Swiss district of Kreuzlingen in the Lake Constance area in the end of May, a SOCAR Energy Switzerland said today.
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Instead, home for Vettel is a remote corner of Switzerland near Lake Constance, and he potters around the countryside in a banger he bought before he became a Formula 1 star, the paper said,
Della Casa died on Monday in the Swiss town of Muensterlingen on Lake Constance, the opera house said in a statement.
In Germany, Friedrichshafen sits on the shores of the beautiful Lake Constance, a vast body of water surrounded by the Alps and Black Forest, which enjoys an almost Mediterranean climate in summer.
told German newspaper Bild am Sonntag that he attended a number of other parties announced on Facebook and got the idea to have an even bigger event at a public beach on the shores of Lake Constance.
Summary: LINDAU, Germany - Up-and-coming scientists from 69 countries started their meetings on Monday with 27 Nobel Prize laureates on the shores of Lake Constance in the southern German city of Lindau, to debate the future of science and inspire scientific research.
More than just an idyllic location, the company uses filtered water from Lake Constance in its production process.
Andreas Brand, Lord Mayor of the city in the Lake Constance region was recently in the city on an exploratory trip.
BLACK FOREST WINTER WONDERLAND: Shearings (0844 209 7143) offers six nights' hotel half-board from pounds 364, saving up to pounds 65, with visits to Freiburg, Lake Titisee, Lake Constance and Bregenz, departing Feb 25.
Appenzell, though the capital of a half-canton, still a tiny village lying in the fairytale-like landscape between Lake Constance and the Santis mountain.

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