Galenbecker See

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Galenbecker See

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  • Area: 
    1,015 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    53°37'N 13°43'E
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Galenbecker See. 31/07/78; Mecklenburg-Vorpommern; 1,015 ha; 53°38'N 013°44'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Nature Reserve. A lake with fringing reedbeds adjoining a partly forested peatland. The lake bed supports extensive Charophyte communities and provides habitat for several species of breeding and passage birds, a diverse invertebrate fauna and otters. Human activities have included drainage of the peatland, and intensive agriculture is currently practiced in the surrounding area. Two field stations and a nature trail with interpretive facilities are maintained. Ramsar site no. 177. Most recent RIS information: 1995.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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