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The Landwasser on the Davoser plateau next to the RhB track between Davos Platz and Frauenkirch near In der Islen, looking downstream, south-west.
Physical characteristics
  locationFlüalabach, Davos Dorf, Graubünden, Switzerland
  elevation1,560 m (5,120 ft)
Albula (river) below Filisur
46°40′11″N9°39′54″E / 46.66972°N 9.66500°E / 46.66972; 9.66500 Coordinates: 46°40′11″N9°39′54″E / 46.66972°N 9.66500°E / 46.66972; 9.66500
955 m (3,133 ft)
Length30.5 km (19.0 mi)
Basin features
Progression AlbulaHinterrheinRhineNorth Sea

The Landwasser is a 30.5-kilometre (19.0 mi) river in Switzerland, canton of Graubünden. Its origin was Lake Davos before this was turned into a reservoir for a power station. Nowadays it is prolonged by the creek Flüelabach at its source and changes its name near Davos Dorf. The town of Davos is the largest, uppermost, and, except for the last bit, the only larger settlement on the river. Landwasser empties into the Albula below the village of Filisur.

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