Black Moor

Local nameSchwarzes Moor
LocationBavaria, Germany

The Black Moor is an important internationally recognised wetland located in the Bavarian Rhön Mountains at the tripoint of the German states of Hesse, Thuringia and Bavaria. It is part of UNESCO's Rhön Biosphere Reserve and has an area of 66.4 hectares. It is thus the largest bog complex in the Rhön. Much of the moor is a largely undisturbed and intact raised bog. It is part of the Europe-wide conservation system, Natura 2000, and one of the most important raised bogs in Central Europe. The Black Moor lies on the watershed between the Rhine and Weser rivers. In 2007 the Black Moor was included in the List of the 100 most beautiful geotopes in Bavaria.

The Black Moor is an eccentric, cupola-shaped, raised bog. Its surface appearance resembles that of the northern kermi bogs.

Tags BogWetland
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Moor_(Rhön)

Address 97647, Germany

Coordinates 50°30'50.716" N 10°3'58.433" E

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