Rostherne Mere

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Rostherne Mere

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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  • Area: 
    80 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    53°21'N 02°23'W
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Rostherne Mere. 24/07/81; England; 80 ha; 53°21'N 002°23'W. Nature Reserve, SSSI. Part of a series of open water and peatland, including peat bog and marsh areas set in glaciated landscape. Vegetation consists of fringing reedbeds, wooded and agricultural land. Wintering waterbirds include nationally important numbers of various duck species. Human activities include agricultural use and bird hunting. Ramsar site no. 221. Most recent RIS information: 1999.

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  • National legal designation: 
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    • sssi
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