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Drakenorth

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Aspect Detail
Designation Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Manager Management Unknown
Map Reference: 
SY527979
Notes: 

An area of outstanding botanical interest in west Dorset.

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Location Map Some Charts Species List Records List Some Photographs Original Tweets Websites Guidance Notes

This site is designated as an SSSI or is part of a larger SSSI. Here are the details:

SSSI Name Drakenorth
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Description

Drakenorth supports rich grassland communities on predominantly south-facing slopes. Fullers Earth Clay underlies most of the site but in the extreme north there is Upper Greensand and Gault Clay and the character of the soils of the upper slopes is somewhat complicated by landslips. The lower lying areas hold seepages, mostly of base-rich character and there are several streams in deeply incised wooded ravines.

Interest Biological
Status To be Featured on Nod
My Notes