Gelmersee is a reservoir in , . The hydroelectric reservoir was completed in 1932, at about the same time as the reservoir, and both are operated by Kraftwerke Oberhasli.

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The is a mountain in the Urner Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of and . is situated 3 km southeast of Gelmersee. Photo: Pegasus2, Public domain.

The is a mountain of the Urner Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of and . is situated 4 km northeast of Gelmersee. Photo: Fdbef, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a hamlet in the German-speaking half of the canton of , located in the upper Rhone valley, called , 2.5 kilometres, southeast below the Rhone Glacier's mouth and itself the headwaters of the . is situated 6 km southeast of Gelmersee. Photo: Alorin, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a village in the municipality of in in the canton of in . is situated 9 km south of Gelmersee. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


46.6155° or 46° 36' 55.7" north
8.3299° or 8° 19' 47.7" east
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1829 metres (6001 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Bulgarian: Гелмерсе
  • Cebuano: Gelmersee
  • Chinese: 蓋爾默湖
  • Dutch: Gelmersee
  • English: Lake Gelmer
  • Finnish: Gelmersee
  • French: Gelmersee
  • German: Gelmersee
  • Italian: Gelmersee
  • Italian: Lago Gelmer
  • Italian: Lago di Gelmer
  • Japanese: ゲルマー湖
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gelmersee
  • Portuguese: Lago Gelmersee
  • Swedish: Gelmersee

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