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 across the bog from the boardwalk to the footbridge over the Afon Teifi, which meanders from right to left.

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  Grassland  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 684 624 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.6774N 3:55.7342W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 684 623
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Raised Bog  Nature Reserve  Flood Plain 

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