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The Dischmabach is a river of approximately 15 km long in the river system of Albula. It drains the Dischma valley, its catchment area lies mainly in the area of the Swiss municipality of Davos.

Dischmabach
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Dischmabach in the Dischma valley
Location
CountrySwitzerland
LocationGraubünden
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationTwo headwaters come together in Dürrboden
 ⁃ elevation2,700 m (8,900 ft)
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Confluence with the Landwasser,
 ⁃ coordinates
46°48′5″N 9°50′16″E / 46.80139°N 9.83778°E / 46.80139; 9.83778Coordinates: 46°48′5″N 9°50′16″E / 46.80139°N 9.83778°E / 46.80139; 9.83778
 ⁃ elevation
1,550 m (5,090 ft)
Length15 km (9.3 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionLandwasserAlbulaHinterrheinRhineNorth Sea
River systemRhine

The source Dischmabach has two equal headwaters. The one on the National Map of Switzerland is a creek without a registered name and has its headwaters in the area of the Scaletta Pass (46°41′37″N 9°55′35″E / 46.69361°N 9.92639°E / 46.69361; 9.92639 (Source of the Dischmabach)). The other headwater is called Furggabach and has its headwaters on Fuorcla Grialetsch at 46°43′4″N 9°57′3″E / 46.71778°N 9.95083°E / 46.71778; 9.95083 (Source of the Furggabach). The confluence of the two headwaters is at Dürrboden. Then the Dischmabach flows in a northwesterly direction through the elongated and gently sloping Dischma valley and flows into the Landwasser between Davos Dorf and Davos Platz.

Within the Posterior Rhine system, the sources of Dischmabach are about 72 km from the confluence of the Anterior and Posterior Rhine. Only the headwaters Rein da Medel, Rein da Maighels and Rein da Curnera in the Vorderrhein system are further away from this confluence (about 74–76 km). Thus the Dischmabach is, in terms of length, one of the most important headwaters of the Rhine (see also sources of the Rhine).