Brown's Lake Bog

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Brown's Lake Bog Preserve
Brown Lake Bog.jpg
Map showing the location of Brown's Lake Bog Preserve
Map showing the location of Brown's Lake Bog Preserve
Map of Ohio
Location Wayne County, Ohio
Nearest city Shreve
Coordinates 40°40′51″N 82°03′45″W / 40.6809°N 82.0624°W / 40.6809; -82.0624Coordinates: 40°40′51″N 82°03′45″W / 40.6809°N 82.0624°W / 40.6809; -82.0624
Area 99 acres (40 ha)
Established 1966
Governing body Nature Conservancy
http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/ohio/placesweprotect/browns-lake-bog-preserve.xml
Designated: 1967

Brown's Lake Bog or Brown's Lake Bog State Nature Preserve is one of the few remaining kettle peatlands in the U.S. state of Ohio. It has a kettle lake, kame, and a floating sphagnum moss mat. It is owned by the Nature Conservancy and public visitation is allowed.

It is located in southwestern Wayne County near the village of Shreve. It was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1967.[1]

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  1. ^ "National Registry of Natural Landmarks". U.S. National Park Service. June 2009. 

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