Lago di Tovel

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Lago di Tovel

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  • Area: 
    37 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    46°15'N 10°57'E
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Lago di Tovel. 19/09/80; Trentino Alto Adige; 37 ha; 46°16'N 010°57'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Natural Park. An alpine, freshwater lake, surrounded by forested mountains. The lake supports an endemic species of unicellular algae, Glenodinium sanguineum, which reddens the water seasonally. The area supports a rich mammal fauna. Human activities include camping and hiking. Ramsar site no. 210. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Trentino Alto Adige

  • National legal designation: 
    • natural park
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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