Schnittlauchinsel

The Schnittlauchinsel (German, lit. "chives island") is an island in the Walensee, located in the canton of Canton of St. Gallen. It is the only island in the lake and among the largest in the canton of St. Gallen. The island has a length of 80 metres and a maximum width of 20 metres. Its highest point is 420 metres above sea level, only 1 metre above lake level (419 m). The minimum distance from the shore is about 320 metres.

Schnittlauchinsel
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View from the west
Schnittlauchinsel is located in Switzerland
Schnittlauchinsel
Schnittlauchinsel
Location in Switzerland
Geography
LocationWalensee
Highest elevation420 m (1380 ft)
Administration
CantonSt. Gallen
DistrictSarganserland

Politically the island belongs to the municipality of Quarten in the district of Sarganserland.

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Coordinates: 47°07′06″N 9°17′16″E / 47.11833°N 9.28778°E / 47.11833; 9.28778