ST4286 : Reen, Magor Marsh

taken 3 years ago, near to Magor, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Great Britain

Reen, Magor Marsh
Reen, Magor Marsh
The Gwent Levels are criss-crossed with reens (drainage channels).
The Gwent Wildlife Trust control the required water level in the wetlands through a system of sluices in the reens and ditches.
Magor Marsh
Magor Marsh was obtained in 1963 by the Gwent Wildlife Trust as its first reserve.
It is the last relatively natural area of fenland on the Gwent Levels.
Part of it is currently (September 2016) under the threat of compulsory purchase from the Welsh Government’s proposed M4 Relief Road development.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Educational sites  Flat landscapes 
Place (from Tags)
Magor 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 4279 8651 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.4723N 2:49.6155W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 4281 8651
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Site of Special Scientific Interest  Marsh  Fenland  Gwent Wildlife Trust  Gwent Levels  Reen 

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