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The Upland Moors: The typical landscape

The typical upland moors were formed after the ice age. In areas with clay layers the water was prevented from disappearing into the ground and collected on the surface.

Peat bogs formed in these dents interrupted by small lakes whose water show a high concentration of acid, that is why there aren‘t any fish or other animals in them.Yet there are interesting plants that grow here, plants that can "eat" insects. The plants catch the insects with sticky material on their leaves in which the insects get caught. Then the leaves wrap the insects up and digest them.

The biggest upland moor in the Black Forest with some very nice lakes, the "Wildsee" and lake "Hohloh" is a nature preserve near Kaltenbronn, in the southeast of Baden-Baden.

> The Regions
> The Black Forest is divided into three areas
> Famous Roads
> Homeland of the Rafters
> Lakes and the Highest Mountain
> Glaciers and Lakes: The Primeval Landscape
> The Upland Moors: The typical landscape
> At the Schluchsee
> Lake Titisee
> The Höllental
> The gorge of the Wutach
> The Belchen
> The Schauinsland
> The mountain called Feldberg
> The lake called Feldsee in the Feldberg massif
> In the region called Hotzenwald
> Four valleys in the Hotzenwald region
> The fifth valley in the Hotzenwald

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