Pürgschachen Moor

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Pürgschachen Moor

  • Country: 
    Austria
  • Site number: 
    532
  • Area: 
    62 ha
  • Designation date: 
    05-09-1991
  • Coordinates: 
    47°35'N 14°21'E
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Overview

Pürgschachen Moor. 09/09/91; Steiermark; 62 ha; 47°35'N 014°21'E. Protected Landscape Area. A raised peat bog in the basin of a post-glacial lake surrounded by peatland and damp meadows, interspersed with coniferous woodland. The site supports a range of rare or biogeographically important plant species, specialized and relict invertebrate species and is particularly important for its insects. The area is important for scientific research, notably pollen analysis. Ramsar site no. 532. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

Administrative region: 
Province Styria, district Liezen

  • National legal designation: 
    • protected landscape
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2006

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