Crescent-shaped Lake Geneva (or Lac Léman) lies between France and Switzerland, with the Alps as a backdrop. Canton Vaud includes much of the mountainous area to the north of Lake Geneva. It is the most powerful French-speaking canton economically and politically. There was a lot of unrest in the neighbourhood…View more
The bent, almost banana-shaped Lake Zurich is surrounded by the hills of Albis and Zimmerberg on the southern side, and the hills of Pfannenstiel on the north. Lake Zürich consists of the Linth River, rising on the Glarus alpine glaciers, which was transferred to Lake Walen via the Escher canal,…View more
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