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Zermatt. Schwarzsee

Schwarzsee (literally "Black Lake") is a lake at Zermatt. It is located below the Matterhorn at an elevation of 2,552 m.
Its surface area is 0.5 ha. A chapel dedicated to Mary of the Snows borders the lake (Kapelle "Maria zum Schnee").
The lake lends its name to the mountain ridge (2,583 m) above
The water of the Schwarzsee lake: crystal-clear and ethereally beautiful, with the "Maria zum Schnee" chapel is perfectly reflected on its surface. This marvellous lake at the foot of the Matterhorn can be reached in only 12 minutes from the Matterhorn Express valley station. Many interesting facts about the bizarre work of the glacier can be learned on interactive theme paths recounting stories about the Matterhorn as well as on the Matterhorn glacier trail.

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Andy Rowlands02-Apr-2016 20:10
Beautiful! V
Céline Leclerc09-Mar-2015 23:50
Très joli ce paysage!!
Steve Macomber08-Aug-2013 16:11
Very Beautiful Landscape. V
Jim Flavin16-Jul-2013 12:59
Nice mountain scene
silverghost195107-Feb-2013 00:14
voted: perfectly done
Guest 31-Jan-2013 18:20
WOW-WOW-WOW, great reflection, colors and sharpness
Guest 28-Dec-2012 22:23
Wow Nice shot!
Gaétan Bolduc06-Nov-2012 17:33
Beautiful and spectacular landscape. V
Georgia Roessler24-Oct-2012 12:36
Josh Krancer21-Oct-2012 01:22
Breathtaking scenery. V
kinta16-Sep-2012 23:34
What a beautiful shot of precious moment! Excellent reflection composition! V!
Paul Runnestø07-Aug-2012 19:42
Beautiful reflection of the mountains - well done. Paul
Stefan Filla05-Aug-2012 20:00
Wonderful landscape with the water reflections.
Marco Valk05-Aug-2012 17:28
Very beautiful shot; wonderful reflections.
Bill Borne29-Jul-2012 20:53
What a beautiful scene. You captured it with reflection perfectly.
Ken Duckert29-Jul-2012 12:05
Spectacular image. Stunning reflection!
queno28-Jul-2012 18:11
Wow! V
C. van Gijs26-Jul-2012 17:01
Really a fantastic scenery! V.
Gabriele Hasslacher23-Jul-2012 20:28
So Beautiful! It is perfect!
Range View 20-Jul-2012 21:51
A wonderful landscape with a beautiful reflection. V
Fabienne20-Jul-2012 16:27
Sublime paysage, j'adore.
Guest 16-Jul-2012 13:22
That's an wonderful shot! Thanks for sharing.
Long Bach Nguyen15-Jul-2012 05:28
fantastic composition
Dani Barchana14-Jul-2012 10:31
marvelous land scape capture, V.
photobuff13-Jul-2012 06:43
Gorgeous landscape and beautifully shot. V
Guest 11-Jul-2012 06:42
This is so beautiful. What a view!
Andreas Hamnes10-Jul-2012 19:23
Wonderful shot of this beautiful landscape ! V
LindavdVeeken09-Jul-2012 14:53
great shot. Gr, Linda
Martin Wenzel09-Jul-2012 13:10
Outstanding image!
Buba Jafarli07-Jul-2012 05:04
Outstanding beauty captured perfectly well! V.
Guest 07-Jul-2012 03:15
Lovely shot. This looks like an awesome place to visit.
Jim's Atavistic Visions06-Jul-2012 20:30
OMG! Sooooo BEAUTIFUL!!!... josefina
Anne Cecilie Overholt05-Jul-2012 19:08
Beautiful landscape. Very nice compo and great reflections. V
Helen Betts04-Jul-2012 20:29
Wow, spectacular is all I can say. I envy you seeing all this in person but am happy to be able to enjoy it vicariously through your excellent images.
Rick Bricker03-Jul-2012 21:22
Toby Gorman02-Jul-2012 03:25
You've done it again, Jose. I feel like I'm there.
Robert Ballard01-Jul-2012 18:22
FrankB01-Jul-2012 15:16
Long Bach Nguyen30-Jun-2012 18:15
Franca Blom30-Jun-2012 17:43
Beatiful picture. I like the reflection.
Patrick F29-Jun-2012 21:09
José, what a wonderful gorgeous gallery, great shots, very well done!!! BV!
larose forest photos29-Jun-2012 20:22
Impressive and amazing shot! It would be wonderful to see this. V
Buba Jafarli29-Jun-2012 15:05
Heavenly beauty! And it's so well captured! V.
Jean-Marie Choisel29-Jun-2012 04:14
Beautiful shot of a very nice landscape. Congratulations José. ~BV~
Bert Ooms28-Jun-2012 18:49
Wonderful view with fantastic mirror!
V Bert
danad28-Jun-2012 16:28
Beautiful composition. We like the reflection and the colors.
Irena Jurecic28-Jun-2012 11:15
Beautiful capture with great composition and water reflection. V
blizzard27-Jun-2012 21:02
stunning a perfect cover for a travel magazine
Regine L.27-Jun-2012 18:04
Bravo - bravo - bravo - the epitomy of an alpine view.
Zoltán Balogh27-Jun-2012 11:54
Beautiful reflections! V
Bill Klein26-Jun-2012 15:48
Outstanding image, Jose! V!
Chris Picard26-Jun-2012 05:46
A truly beautiful image.
janescottcumming26-Jun-2012 01:13
Wow, amazing reflections. V
Helen Betts25-Jun-2012 22:24
Stunning capture, excellent reflection.
Nirvan Hope25-Jun-2012 21:22
What an amazing location for that house! Wonderful image.
fara125-Jun-2012 20:47
wow.what a beautiful shot well done.v
Mark Chambers ARPS AFIAP CPAGB BPE325-Jun-2012 20:18
Fantastic reflection shot. V
lucanton25-Jun-2012 19:16
Un très joli paysage avec de beaux reflets ! V
Chris Spracklen25-Jun-2012 18:58
Fine shot of this stunningly beautiful location, Jose. *V*
Guest 25-Jun-2012 18:44
Nicely done. Best J
Patricia Kay25-Jun-2012 16:54
Fabulous scenery in this superb image Jose...BV
Ceya25-Jun-2012 16:13
Wonderful scene with the calm lake and the impressive mountains with their amazing reflections so well captured! V
Tom LeRoy25-Jun-2012 14:17
A dream location, beautiful landscape. V
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad25-Jun-2012 13:49
Spectacular location! V
Ghislaine et Réal Boulet25-Jun-2012 13:47
Magnificent with the reflection.
Guest 25-Jun-2012 13:24
Espectacular mirall!
CM Kwan25-Jun-2012 12:36
Outstanding capture, Jose! V
Milan Vogrin25-Jun-2012 11:35
Hank Vander Velde25-Jun-2012 11:16
A beautiful reflection image Jose.
Jin Wu25-Jun-2012 11:08
What a beautiful place! Great photo. Specially love the cloud reflection.
Irene Wehrli25-Jun-2012 10:49
Oh - I see you visited Switzerland again, wonderful weather and excellent capture of this mountain world, still snow and beautiful reflexion in the lake!
anne25-Jun-2012 10:07
great image !...V
Stephanie25-Jun-2012 10:05
Wow!!! This is absolutely gorgeous Jose! The reflection is amazing! :)
marko gregoric25-Jun-2012 09:52
Wonderful image. V
René Gysi25-Jun-2012 09:00
Very beautiful mountain landscape with great reflections. V
Colin Dixon CPAGB25-Jun-2012 06:37
Wonderful stunning shot the reflections are perfect BBV
Yvonne25-Jun-2012 06:21
Certainly is a beautiful place & a wonderful shot! v
fdt25-Jun-2012 05:08
Magnifique. f
Vickie BROWN25-Jun-2012 04:20
Stunning view and reflections, that's your style in my mind when I first link to your great photo!
Dennis Hoyne25-Jun-2012 04:16
Beautiful shot!
Robin Reid25-Jun-2012 02:19
Dramatically beautiful.
Gill Kopy25-Jun-2012 00:38
Very beautiful - I wonder who Mary of the Snows was ? An ethereal place for a chapel V
woody3424-Jun-2012 23:49
Perfect shot..the grandeur of that scene is amazing...lovely work..
Mike H.24-Jun-2012 21:50
Agree -- stunning image; what a wonderful place to be!
Guest 24-Jun-2012 21:02
John Reynolds LRPS24-Jun-2012 20:57
Superb mountain landscape. Thanks for the interesting text as well, Jose. V.
larose forest photos24-Jun-2012 20:43
An amazingly beautiful image. Such a striking landscape and you have caught it perfectly. Bravo! V
Martin Lamoon24-Jun-2012 20:40
A stunning view with great reflections. V
Richard Glenn24-Jun-2012 20:38
Looks like another great trip Jose, beautiful composition. V
Linda & Pär Johansson24-Jun-2012 20:33
Impressive image and reflection! V
Guest 24-Jun-2012 20:23
Absolutely stunning image and reflection, Jose. BV
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