Karaś Lake Nature Reserve

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Karaś Lake Nature Reserve

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  • Area: 
    815 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    53°33'N 19°28'E
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Karas Lake Nature Reserve (Rezerwat przyrody "Jezioro Karas"). 03/01/84; Warminsko-Mazurskie; 815 ha; 53°33'N 019°29'E. Nature Reserve. A large, shallow freshwater lake of glacial origin, surrounded by forest, extensive peatbogs, marshes and drainage ditches. The site exhibits a rich floral diversity. The lake is important for breeding, nesting or staging various species of wetland birds, including ducks and swans. Human activities at the site and in the surrounding area include commercial fishing, forestry, and agriculture. Ramsar site no. 284. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • Nature Reserve
    • Area of Protected Landscape of the Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodeship
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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