Unterschächen

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Unterschächen is a municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland, situated in the upper Schächental.

Unterschächen has an area, as of 2006, of 80.3 km2 . Of this area, 35.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 9.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.8% is settled and the remainder is non-productive . In the 1997 land survey, 5.6% of the total land area was heavily forested, while 2.1% is covered in small trees and shrubbery. Of the agricultural land, 4.3% is used for orchards or vine crops and 31.3% is used for alpine pastures. Of the settled areas, 0.3% is covered with buildings, and 0.5% is transportation infrastructure. Of the unproductive areas, 0.5% is unproductive flowing water , 40.4% is too rocky for vegetation, and 13.2% is other unproductive land.

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