6Spittal an der Drau

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Water protection areas in Spittal: Lake „Egelsee“ and River „Drau“ Lake „Egelsee“ Lake „Egelsee“ Lake „Egelsee“ • healthy water – curative effects in case of rheumatism, skin diseases • its name derives from the leeches which in the past were frequently in the lake • depth 10 metres • in the middle of marshland, watercolour deep brown • temperature up to 27 degrees in august • water protection area - rich fauna and flora (tree frog, toad, flower sundew) River „Drau“ River „Drau“ River „Drau“

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  • Water protection areas in Spittal: Lake Egelsee and River Drau

  • Lake Egelsee

  • Lake Egelsee

  • Lake Egelsee

  • Lake EgelseeCharacteristics:

    situated on a hill about 7 km from the city of Spittal, between the lake Millsttter See and the valley Drautal

    its name derives from the leeches which in the past were frequently in the lake

    in the middle of marshland, watercolour deep brown

    water protection area - rich fauna and flora (tree frog, toad, flower sundew)

    depth 10 metres

    temperature up to 27 degrees in august

    healthy water curative effects in case of rheumatism, skin diseases

    characteristics:

  • River Drau

  • River Drau

  • River Drau

  • River Drau

    Extensions on the bank of River Drau 19992002

  • River DrauCharacteristics:

    tributary river of the Donau, in the south of Spittal length 749 kilometres biotopes with rich fauna and flora along the river one of the most important riparian forests in Austria with beautiful gray alder trees in the west of Spittal (about 60 hectares) about 130 bird species (kingfisher, oriole, woodpecker ) abundance of fish water regulation of the river after floodings in 1965 and 1966, river straighting in 1985 conservationists prevent plans for artificial lake and hydro power station today European nature reserve with many attractions (viewing platform, information boards, amphibian ponds ...) rebuilding of the river Drau with river widings in the projekt Natura 2000 Flood protection measures for some villages in the east of Spittal

    www.life-drau.at