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Der Grüne See ist ein Stillgewässer in der Steiermark auf dem Gebiet der Gemeinde Tragöß, Politischer Bezirk Bruck-Mürzzuschlag. Er liegt auf der Südseite der Hochschwabgruppe. Der Grüne See ist ein beliebtes Ziel für Taucher.

Green Lake, is a lake in Styria, Austria in a village named Tragöß, Politischer Bezirk Bruck-Mürzzuschlag. The lake is surrounded by the Hochschwab mountains and forests. The name "Green Lake" originated because of its emerald-green water. The clean and clear water comes from the snowmelt from the karst mountains and has a temperature of 6–7 °C (43–45 °F). During the winter, the lake is only 1–2 m deep and the surrounding area is used as a county park. However, during the spring, when the temperature rises and the snow melts, the basin of land below the mountains fills with water. The lake reaches its maximum depth of around 12 m from mid-May to June and is claimed to look the most beautiful at this time. In July, the water begins to recede.
The Green Lake is a popular destination for divers.

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  • Copyright: Wolfgang Forcher (fritzi007) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1473 W: 0 N: 278] (2395)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2014-05-22
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/10.0, 1/160 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-06-06 6:50
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