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Esgyrn Bottom

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Area of Search  Pembrokeshire
Area  49.9 ha
Grid reference  SM9756634637
Notification  1957
Esgyrn Bottom
Interest  Biological and Geological

Esgyrn Bottom is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (or SSSI) in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. It has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest since January 1957 in an attempt to protect its fragile biological and geological elements. The site has an area of 49.9 hectares and is managed by Natural Resources Wales.

Type

This SSSI has been notified as being of both geological and biological importance.

It has 3 special features.

  • Raised Bog
  • Rare Mosses and Liverworts including: Sphagnum magellanicum and Sphagnum fuscum, and the liverworts Pallavicinia lyelii (Veilwort) and Cephaloziella elachista
  • Glacial Meltwater Channel and associated deposits
  • References

    Esgyrn Bottom Wikipedia


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