Xianghai

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Xianghai

  • Country: 
    China
  • Site number: 
    548
  • Area: 
    105,467 ha
  • Designation date: 
    31-03-1992
  • Coordinates: 
    45°02'N 122°41'E
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Overview

Xianghai. 31/03/92; Jilin; 105,467 ha; 44°02'N 122°41'E. Nature Reserve; Crane Network Site. A system of freshwater marshes, lakes, wet grassland and a linked series of irrigation canals, fed by three major rivers. The site includes sand dunes, plantations, cultivated land and reservoirs subject to spring flooding. At least 30 species of mammals are found here and the area is important for breeding, wintering and staging waterbirds. 15,000 permanent inhabitants cultivate various crops, raise livestock and, in winter, cut reeds for the paper industry. Ramsar site no. 548. Most recent RIS information: 1997.

Administrative region: 
Jilin

  • National legal designation: 
    • national nature reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1997

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