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Southeast Rügen Biosphere Reserve, Germany

The Southeast Rügen Biosphere Reserve covers the southeastern part of Rügen, the largest island of Germany. Here at the Baltic Sea all the classic landscape and coastal features of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern littoral are found within one small area. The land is deeply indented here by the sea. One the one hand, peninsulas and coastal headlands are linked by narrow strips of land, on the other side they are separated by lagoons known as boddens and open bays. There are fine-sanded beaches and rugged cliffed coastlines, at the foot of which are impressive rocky beaches. Broad belts of reed girdle the shores. Beech woods or poor grasslands are found on the sites of terminal moraines and meadows and pastures in the depressions formed after the Ice Ages.

Year: 2016

Tags: Baltic Sea Germany

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