Großes Meer

Local nameGroßes Meer
LocationOstfriesland, Germany

The Großes Meer is a naturally formed fen lake in north Germany that lies between Aurich and Emden near Bedekaspel in the Südbrookmerland region, on the edge of the East Frisian Geest where it transitions to the Ems marshes. The lake is the fourth largest in the state of Lower Saxony with an area of open water of about 289 hectares. The Großes Meer is – apart from a few deeper spots – only 0.5 to 1.0 metre deep. It is divided into two, almost separate, bodies of water. One feature is that the average water level lies 1.4 metres below sea level due to artificial drainage.

The nature reserve of South Großes Meer was established in 1974 and is surrounded by a 2,500 hectares large protected landscape. The northern part, by contrast, is used as a leisure and recreation area and has facilities for angling and water sports. It may not be used by motor boats, however.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Großes_Meer

Address 26624, Germany

Coordinates 53°25'54.672" N 7°17'48.303" E

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