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Cheshire Meres

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The Cheshire meres form a part of the internationally important North West Midland Meres, occupying hollows in the glacial drift surface of the Cheshire Plain. There are many 'meres/pools' which lie within the Cheshire region, 12 of which have been given the designation of SSSI. 8 meres are notified as Wetlands of International Importance, included in the Midlands Meres and Mosses RAMSAR sites. (Cheshire Biodiversity)

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