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Bundesamt für Naturschutz

* Turloughs

Ephemeral karstic lakes and subsidence dolines (e.g. called 'turloughs' in Ireland) which are often characterized by specific biocoenoses.

Natura 2000-Code

Notes on habitat mapping

Precise mapping is hardly feasible and requires detailed knowledge of the hydrology. Some of these lakes appear episodically with a number of years in between.

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