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Lake Geneva

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LAKE GENEVA (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Kent W Smith Chicago 10th Anniversary Collection

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, cross RH. 1s and 3s Petronella turn to line up/down middle and set
9-16 1s+3s dance ½ reel of 4 ending 1L+3M pass LSh to face opposite sides. 1L+2s+3M dance ½ reel of 4 across ending 1L+3M pass LSh to face partners in centre
17-24 1s+3s dance ½ reel of 4 up/down. 1s+3s dance RSh round partner to original places. 1s+2s+3s set
25-32 1s+2s dance the Bourrel:
 25-28 1M+2L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (Lady facing up and Man down) while partners chase anticlockwise to face partner
 29-32 Set to partners and turn 2H to own sides having changed places

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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Lake Geneva or Lac Léman is the largest natural freshwater lake in western Europe (582 km²).

In addition it is the largest body of freshwater in continental Europe in term of volume (89 km³). Sixty percent of it comes under the jurisdiction of Switzerland, and 40% under France. The average level of water of 372 m is controlled by the Seujet Dam near Geneva.

Lake Geneva
Lake Geneva

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