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The Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft

Kirr island is an island in the Baltic Sea, located between the German county Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the German peninsula Fischland-Darß-Zingst. The coasts of the type vorpommerische Boddenlandschaft were created by melting glaciers from the last ice age.

Detail: Kirr island

Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft

Kirr island is the best known saltmarsh grass island in the national park Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft. It consists of a sandbar which is covered with peat from a coastal flood mire. The island emerged from the former backwater delta of the Straminke inlet, now silted up. The landscape-forming processes of the Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft stand out by size in Central Europe. Join us and help us to buy more land for nature! To our current projectMore about the Pied AvocetMore about coastal birds and saltmarsh grasslands

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