Moojechineup

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Moojechineup

  • Country: 
    Republic of Korea
  • Site number: 
    1725
  • Area: 
    4 ha
  • Designation date: 
    20-12-2007
  • Coordinates: 
    35°27'N 129°08'E
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Overview

Moojechineup. 20/12/07; Ulsan; 4 ha; 35°27'N 129°08'E. Wetland Conservation Area. A 10,000-year-old high moor, the oldest in Korea, with well-developed peat layers and slightly acidic surface water. Various rare flora and fauna, including locally and nationally endangered species, have been identified, including a high diversity of insects with some 197 species. The name of the site comes from a ritual praying for rain in the Ulsan area. Ramsar site no. 1725. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

Administrative region: 
Joil-ri

  • National legal designation: 
    • Wetland Conservation Area
  • Last publication date: 
    20-12-2007

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