SJ5370 : Black Lake, Delamere: developing schwingmoor

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

Black Lake, Delamere: developing schwingmoor
Black Lake, Delamere: developing schwingmoor
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. The vegetation, including small trees, in much of this picture is floating on the surface of the water. A similar area viewed from the other direction is shown in SJ5370 : Black Lake, Delamere: developing schwingmoor
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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 5374 7091 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.9919N 2:41.6697W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 5374 7095
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Mere  Schwingmoor  SSSI 

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