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Wallenstadt, Lake of

Wallenstadt, Lake of (välˈənshtätˌ) [key], Ger. Walensee or Wallensee, narrow mountain lake, c.9 sq mi (23 sq km), between St. Gall and Glarus cantons, E Switzerland. It is connected with Zürich by the Linth Canal. Wallenstadt, on the east shore, is a summer resort and the chief town on the lake.

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