Chiemsee

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Chiemsee

  • Country: 
    Germany
  • Site number: 
    95
  • Area: 
    8,660 ha
  • Designation date: 
    26-02-1976
  • Coordinates: 
    47°53'N 12°29'E
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Overview

Chiemsee. 26/02/76; Bayern; 8,660 ha; 47°53'N 012°29'E. Nature Reserve. A large, freshwater lake situated in a glaciated basin, with fringing reedbeds and areas of scrub. The mouth of the Tiroler Achen River is situated on the site and supports vast mudflats and moorland. Internationally important as a staging and wintering area for waterbirds, the site supports various breeding birds and several notable plant species. Access and leisure activities are restricted and fish spawning areas are protected. A nature conservation center is located in Uebersee. Ramsar site no. 95. Most recent RIS information: 1992.

Administrative region: 
Bayern

  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1992

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