Rehden Geest Moor

The nature reserve of Rehden Geest Moor (German: Rehdener Geestmoor) is an extensive, open raised bog in the collective municipality of Rehden, in the county of Diepholz in Lower Saxony. It is a representative raised bog for the natural region known as the Diepholz Moor Depression (Diepholzer Moorniederung). According to GIS it covers an area of 1,736 hectares, but according to the conservation act, 1,786 hectares.

Rehden Geest Moor
Naturschutzgebiet Rehdener Geestmoor
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Rehdener Geestmoor.JPG
The geest bog; view from the embankment
Locationsouth of Rehden in the Lower Saxon county of Diepholz
Coordinates52°34′20″N 8°30′10″E / 52.57222°N 8.50278°E / 52.57222; 8.50278Coordinates: 52°34′20″N 8°30′10″E / 52.57222°N 8.50278°E / 52.57222; 8.50278
Area1,145.8–1,195.0 hectares (2,831–2,953 acres)
Elevation38 m
WebsiteNSG HA 062


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