Reserva Natural Laguna del Chinche

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Reserva Natural Laguna del Chinche

  • Country: 
    Spain
  • Site number: 
    1682
  • Area: 
    221 ha
  • Designation date: 
    19-02-2007
  • Coordinates: 
    37°37'N 04°09'W
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Overview

Reserva Natural Laguna del Chinche. 27/01/06; Andalucía; 221 ha; 37°36'N 0004°09'W. Nature Reserve, Andalucian Wetland. Located in the south of the Iberian Peninsula, the site constitutes an intermediate zone between the important palustrine wetlands of Doñana and Bajo de Guadalquivir Lagoons, on the one hand, and the La Mancha wetlands and the Mediterranean region, on the other. For many years the lagoon has been systematically drained through surface and underground extraction to provide water for olive plantations. Pollution from agriculture and poaching constitute further threats. Ramsar site no. 1682. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

Administrative region: 
Jaén

  • National legal designation: 
    • Reserva Natural
    • Humedal Andaluz
  • Last publication date: 
    19-02-2007

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