Raised bogs, also called ombrotrophic bogs, are acidic, wet habitats that are poor in mineral salts and are home to flora and fauna that can cope with such extreme conditions.

Landmarks in the Area

Association football
SpVg Aurich is a German football club from the city of , . is situated 6 km southeast of Hochmoor.

Water feature
The Ewiges Meer is the largest raised bog lake in Germany, with an area of 91 hectares. is situated 7 km north of Hochmoor. Photo: Fice, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
Marienhafe is a railway station located in , . is situated 9 km west of Hochmoor.

Localities in the Area

Moordorf is a village in the state of . is situated 1¼ km south of Hochmoor. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Aurich is a town in the region of , . is situated 6 km east of Hochmoor. Photo: Pixelfehler, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Rechtsupweg is a municipality in the district of Aurich, in , . is situated 7 km northwest of Hochmoor. Photo: Frisia Orientalis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Upgant-Schott is a municipality in the district of Aurich, in , . is situated 9 km west of Hochmoor. Photo: Martina Nolte, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.


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