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Title: Bachalpsee  
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Subject: Natural capital, Bernese Oberland, Nature, Conservation (ethic)
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Location Bernese Oberland
Primary outflows Milibach
Basin countries Switzerland
Surface area 0.0806 km2 (0.0311 sq mi)
Max. depth 14.8 m (49 ft)
Surface elevation 2,265 m (7,431 ft)

Bachalpsee or Bachse is a lake with an area of 8.06 ha (19.9 acres) close to the First (which can be reached with a cable car) above Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland. The lake, located at an elevation of 2,265 m (7,431 ft), is split by a natural dam, the smaller part of the lake being 6 m (20 ft) lower.

The lake is featured in Gmail as part of its mountain theme background (as of 2013).

Bachalpsee and Schreckhorn

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