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Location type: Valley
Location address: Schweiz, Uri, Unterschächen
Number of texts: 2
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William Tell died in 1354 while trying to save a child from drowning in the Schächenbach. A fresco in a chapel in Bürglen, which dates to 1582, depicts this scene.

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Made by | Reference Manfred Heyde | © CC 3.0
Made by | Reference | © CC 3.0

The Schächental is an alpine valley of Uri, Switzerland, formed by the Schächen river. The valley stretches to the east of Altdorf for some 10 km.

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