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No. 5 Bog and Jack Pine Stand

No. 5 Bog and Jack Pine Stand
No. 5 Bog and Jack Pine Stand

The No. 5 Bog and Jack Pine Stand contains a large peatland that exhibits a diversity of boreal vegetation associations and well-defined, surficial glacial features. A mature stand of jack and red pine occurs adjacent to the peatland. It is the only large, intermontane peatland and one of the few expansive, virgin landscapes in the northeastern United States.

Location: Somerset County, ME

Year designated: 1984

Acres: 959

Ownership: State, Private

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012