Sebkha d'Oran

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Sebkha d'Oran

  • Country: 
    Algeria
  • Site number: 
    1055
  • Area: 
    56,870 ha
  • Designation date: 
    02-02-2001
  • Coordinates: 
    35°22'N 00°48'E
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Overview

Sebkha d'Oran. 02/02/01; Oran; 56,870 ha; 35°22'N 000°48'W. A large endorrheic depression of tectonic origin, with a seasonal saline lake and flats characterized by halophilic vegetation. The site surpasses the 1% threshold for pink flamingos and shelduck (Criterion 6). Ramsar site no. 1055. Most recent RIS information: 2001.

Administrative region: 
Wilaya d'Oran

  • National legal designation: 
    • none
  • Last publication date: 
    02-02-2001

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