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On Sunday 22nd August, with 32°, I had a great pleasure to walk with my brother and his wife around Lake Tuerler nearby Zurich, part of a little nature reserve.


With the way around the lake and through the surrounding forests, the lake is a popular recreational area. A Beach and other beaches and bars offer swimming. In the first place is the scenery on Türlersee a wealth of nature and nature conservation area with banks, species-rich flat and slope bogs and dry grasslands. As a breeding ground for frogs and toads, the lake is of cantonal importance.

In 1944, the first regulation on protection of Türlersee was adopted, which was adjusted due to the steadily increasing influx of visitors in 1998 and 2001 (Protection of 17 December 2001). An intensive recreational use is for this reason only in demarcated areas, "In the area of the camp, near the main road at the northern end of the lake and the so-called" ditch witch.

Because of its sheltered location between the water of the Albis and Aeugsterberg Türlersee is hardly circulated. Therefore, the water circulation is supported in the winter with a circulation system.

Location: Canton of Zurich
Area 0.49 km ²
Maximum depth: 22 m
Maximum length: 1.4 km
maximum width: 0.5 km
Inflows: various streams
Flow: Reppisch
Height: 643 m above sea level. M.
Resorts on the shore: Türlen, Aeugstertal

Translation made with Google Language Tools ;~((

10) At the end of excursion we appreciated this view onto Zurich, its Lake
and environment......
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Sep 20 2010 12:32 GMT bandsix
must have been a lovely walk, Ruth! (isn't Google wonderful? :o) )
Sep 20 2010 12:48 GMT Annamaria
Beautiful view, Ruth!! ;-))
Sep 20 2010 12:57 GMT PaP67
schöen interessant !
Sep 20 2010 13:35 GMT Icandoit
very nice and interesting image
Sep 20 2010 13:49 GMT ForestSpirit
Must be a lovely place to visit, Ruth!
Sep 20 2010 14:21 GMT doramandragora
An oasis on a hot day :-)
Sep 20 2010 15:12 GMT senna3
Beautiful panorama!
Sep 20 2010 15:35 GMT hans55 PRO
a fantastic view !!!
Sep 21 2010 08:56 GMT sini
Great view!:)
Sep 22 2010 21:48 GMT elsje323
beautiful view
Sep 27 2010 23:32 GMT Bellavista
It iw a wonderful landscape! Keine Wunder, es ist in der Schweiz! ;-)
Sep 28 2010 14:53 GMT Papagena
Danke für die Blumen, Bea !!

Gemäss meiner Erinnerungen ist Ungarn ebenfalls ein wunderschönes Land !! ;o))
Nov 17 2010 13:50 GMT 5712
Beautiful view !!!

FT2