Reichenbachfall, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík
N 46° 42.812 E 008° 10.984
32T E 437561 N 5173654
Quick Description: Reichenbachfall at swiss post stamp.
Location: Bern, Switzerland
Date Posted: 5/27/2009 1:28:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM6FQ3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 18

Long Description:
Reichenbachfall is waterfall very good known from A.C.Doyel's books about Sherlock Holmes. In waterfall should had died Sherlock Holmes with his enemy professor Moriarty after lethal fight.

The Reichenbach Falls (Reichenbachfall) are a series of waterfalls near Meiringen in Bern canton in central Switzerland. They have a total drop of 250 m (820 ft). At 90 m (295.2 ft), the Upper Reichenbach Falls is one of the highest cataracts in the Alps. The falls are made accessible by the Reichenbachfall-Bahn funicular railway.

Today, a hydro-electric power company harnesses the flow of the Reichenbach Falls during certain times of year, greatly reducing its flow.


Stamp Issuing Country: Switzerland

Date of Issue: 2007

Denomination: 180

Color: black and white

Stamp Type: Single Stamp

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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