Zurich Bog

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Zurich Bog
Zurich Bog, Arcadia, NY.JPG
Zurich Bog in Arcadia, New York
Map showing the location of Zurich Bog
Map showing the location of Zurich Bog
Map of New York
LocationArcadia, Wayne County,
New York
Nearest cityNewark
Coordinates43°08′41″N 77°03′02″W / 43.144648°N 77.050467°W / 43.144648; -77.050467Coordinates: 43°08′41″N 77°03′02″W / 43.144648°N 77.050467°W / 43.144648; -77.050467
Area490 acres (2.0 km2)

Zurich Bog is a 490-acre (2.0 km2) sphagnum bog in Arcadia, New York. Lyman Stuart and the Newark School District donated the land on December 10, 1957 to the Bergen Swamp Preservation Society which had been created in 1935 to preserve the similar Bergen-Byron Swamp.[1] The bog has been the focus of scientific interest since the 19th century,[2] and was declared a National Natural Landmark in May 1973.[3]

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  1. ^ Dilcher, Ronald (May 1987). "Bergen Swamp Preservation Society History". Bergen Swamp Preservation Society. Archived from the original on July 20, 2011. Retrieved September 11, 2016.
  2. ^ "Zurich Bog topic of program". Courier–Gazette. Archived from the original on January 16, 2005. Retrieved September 11, 2016.
  3. ^ "National Natural Landmarks - National Natural Landmarks (U.S. National Park Service)". www.nps.gov. Retrieved 2019-04-15. Year designated: 1973

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