SJ5370 : Black Lake, Delamere: open water

taken 7 years ago, near to Hatchmere, Cheshire, Great Britain

Black Lake, Delamere: open water
Black Lake, Delamere: open water
The Black Lake SSSI shows a very early stage in the development of a schwingmoor basin fen, a type of quaking bog. It is part of the Meres and Mosses Ramsar site. This view shows an area of acidic, nutrient-poor open water, which has yet to be colonised by the floating vegetation shown in SJ5370 : Black Lake, Delamere: developing schwingmoor & SJ5370 : Black Lake, Delamere: detail of floating vegetation
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SJ5370, 22 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 29 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Place (from Tags)
Delamere Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 537 709 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.9864N 2:41.6966W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 537 708
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Mere  Schwingmoor  SSSI 

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