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Carrying Place Cove Bog

Carrying Place Cove Bog
Carrying Place Cove Bog

The coastal, raised plateau bog at Carrying Place Cove Bog, is one of only six such fully-featured peatlands in the United States. It is a tombollo that has been eroded by the sea from the north, resulting in a vertical erosion face. This cross-section exposes the entire developmental history of the peatland.

Location: Washington County, ME

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 40

Ownership: State

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012