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Old 14.01.2011, 14:50
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If Switzerland was flooded

An interesting article in 20 minutes (actually in the French version).

You can see how would be flooded some of the Swiss Towns....

http://www.20min.ch/ro/news/suisse/s...l-eau-25427424

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Old 14.01.2011, 15:51
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Re: If Switzerland was flooded

I wonder how most but not a small section of basel airport runway/taxiway would be flooded. I dont remember going up/down any hills in the plane...
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Re: If Switzerland was flooded

Interesting article indeed, Mr Bertrand. The altered Google maps seem like somebody has spilled some conditioner all over them. This should be cause for alarm, especially to inhabitants of the larger cities.

Hopefully the nuclear bunkers, gold vaults and cheese cellars are all watertight so that the country retains its value to foreign investors even in the face of natural catastrophes.
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Re: If Switzerland was flooded

Almost the entirety of the lower Seeland area (Between Biel, Murten and surrounding areas) would permanently be under water if it wasn't for the extensive water level controls employed between the 3 lakes (Biel, Murten, Neuchâtel).
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Re: If Switzerland was flooded

Similar to all the maps which we saw in the military in case the dams were breached. You'd be amazed what the price of flippers would be on ricardo if that ever happened.
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