Llyn Idwal

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Llyn Idwal

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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  • Area: 
    14 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    53°06'N 04°01'W
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Llyn Idwal. 07/11/91; Wales; 14 ha; 53°07'N 004°01'W. National Park, Nature Reserve, SSSI. A small nutrient-poor mountain valley lake with an unusually species-rich plant community, including almost all of the species typical of nutrient-poor waters in Britain. Numerous species are nationally scarce or vulnerable at a European level. The semi-circular rock basin (cwm) containing the lake is one of the finest examples in the area. Ramsar site no. 534. Most recent RIS information: 2005.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • ncr
    • nnr
    • sssi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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