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The River Drance, a tributary of the Rhône in Switzerland near Evian.

The Shelleys passed the Drance during their Swiss excursion; it is described in Letter 6 of A History of a Six Weeks' Tour:

As soon as we had passed the opposite promontory, we saw the river Drance, which descends from between a chasm in the mountains, and makes a plain near the lake, intersected by its divided streams. Thousands of besolets, beautiful water-birds, like sea-gulls, but smaller, with purple on their backs, take their station on the shallows, where its waters mingle with the lake.