Hochstetter Forland

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Hochstetter Forland

  • Country: 
    Denmark
  • Site number: 
    390
  • Area: 
    184,820 ha
  • Designation date: 
    27-01-1988
  • Coordinates: 
    75°28'N 19°52'W
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Overview

Hochstetter Forland. 27/01/88; 184,820 ha; 75°28'N 019°52'W. National Park. A low-lying wetland complex of numerous small lakes, surrounded by extensive areas of tundra. An important area for staging geese and for numerous species of breeding waterbirds, particularly Pink-footed goose (Anser brachyrhynchus). Some seasonal harvesting of natural resources is carried out by local people and hunting is regulated. Ramsar site no. 390. Most recent RIS information: 2002.

  • Global international designation: 
    • UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
  • National legal designation: 
    • national park
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2002

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