SN6862 : Cors Caron north of Tregaron, Ceredigion

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Tregaron, Ceredigion/Sir Ceredigion, Great Britain

Cors Caron north of Tregaron, Ceredigion
Cors Caron north of Tregaron, Ceredigion
This telephoto assisted image is looking back across the bog from the boardwalk towards the steep slopes of Pen Llanerch, the western edge of the Elenydd moorlands. The B4343 and the course of the former Manchester and Milford Railway are concealed in the deciduous trees at the bae of the hills.

Cors Caron is a raised bog system covering more than 800 acres (325 hectares). It is 6km in length and provides a habitat for a wide range of wildlife and plants. The bog itself began to form 12,000 years ago when the last of the Ice Age glaciers melted away. A large shallow lake was left, which very gradually filled with sediments and vegetation, forming peat and later, acid peat.

SN6862 : View of Cors Caron - Tregaron Bog

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Date Taken
Thursday, 14 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Woodland, Forest  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 687 622 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.5803N 3:55.4039W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 685 621
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Raised Bog  Pool  Nature Reserve  Flood Plain  Hillside  Deciduous Woodland 

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