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Switzerland

near Gandria, Ticino, Switzerland
Approx. altitude: 271 m (889 ft)
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Antipode: 46°S 171°W

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#2: Looking west across Lake Lugano, here the Swiss Alps slowly drop to the plain of the Po River in Italy.

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  46°N 9°E (visit #1) (incomplete) 

#1: Looking northwest across Lake Lugano, the city of Lugano lies adjacent to the confluence.

(visited by Thomas R. Paradise and Mick Frus)

12-Oct-1999 -- The city of Lugano, Switzerland is on the Italian border, on the shore of Lake Lugano. Italy's large northern cities (Milan, Turin) are close to the south, while the Alps tower just to the north of the lake. These pictures are taken across the Lake directly at the confluence.


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#1: Looking northwest across Lake Lugano, the city of Lugano lies adjacent to the confluence.
#2: Looking west across Lake Lugano, here the Swiss Alps slowly drop to the plain of the Po River in Italy.
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  Notes
In the Lago di Lugano.