Krkonošská rašeliniště

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Krkonošská rašeliniště

  • Country: 
    Czech Republic
  • Site number: 
    637
  • Area: 
    230 ha
  • Designation date: 
    02-11-1993
  • Coordinates: 
    50°44'N 15°42'E
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Overview

Krkonoská raseliniste (Krkonose mountains mires). 02/11/93; Trutnov; 30 ha; 50°46'N 015°38'E. Biosphere Reserve, Important Bird Area; National Park. Raised, subarctic peatbogs (1440 m above sea level.) on a granite bedrock with a combination of arctic and alpine elements. Vegetation cover consists of moss, herbaceous and dwarf-pine communities supporting endemic and relic species. The site is important for breeding birds and the mammal Sorex alpinus. The area is used intensively for hiking. Ramsar site no. 637. Most recent RIS information: 2005.

Transboundary designation: 

Krkonoská raseliniste (Krkonose mountains mires) Ramsar Site is part of the "Krkonose/Karkonosze subalpine peatbogs" Transboundary Ramsar Site with Subalpine peatbogs in Karkonosze Mountains Ramsar Site (No. 1566) in Poland. The Transboundary Ramsar Site was established in September 2009.

Administrative region: 
Trutnov

  • Global international designation: 
    • UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
  • National legal designation: 
    • national park
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2005

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