Lauterbrunnen lou´tərbro͝onən [key], village and commune, SE of Interlaken, S central Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. The Lauterbrunnen Valley is famous for its springs and waterfalls, such as the Staubbach, which falls nearly 1,000 ft (305 m) from Mürren, and the Trümmelbach, which descends in a series of cascades.
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