Somerset Levels and Moors


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Somerset Levels and Moors

pl n
(Placename) a sparsely populated wetland and coastal plain area extending across parts of the north and centre of the historic county of Somerset, from Ilchester and Langport in the south to Clevedon in the north and Glastonbury in the east. Area: 650 sq km (251 sq miles)
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Initial studies considered several UK wetlands for crane reintroduction and the Somerset Levels and Moors emerged as having the greatest potential.
RESIDENTS say they are "relieved and encouraged" by the start of dredging on the flood-hit Somerset Levels and Moors yesterday morning.
Flooding continues on the Somerset Levels and Moors, and there is still a high risk of coastal floods in Dorset.
There is also PS15.5m to be spent on flood defences in Somerset, including PS4.2m on the Somerset Levels and Moors.
According to Mr Smith's agency, we have 'international obligations to maintain and enhance the habitats and species in the Somerset Levels and moors'.
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