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  • King Barrow Quarry Nature Reserve

    Name of Location King Barrow Quarry Nature Reserve
    Attributes
    Highlights
    • Butterflies
    • Chalk grassland flora
    Governing SSSI Isle of Portland
    Interest Biological, Geological
    My Notes This SSSI comprises a significant amount of Portland that has not been developed including six sites that are now nature reserves.
    Citation Detail View the citation on Natural England website
    Schedule View the schedule on Natural England website
    Habitat(s) Extent Comment
    GC: Calcareous Grassland Foundation Being Portland the basic geology is, of course, limestone
    BQ: Quarries & mineral extraction Significant Stone quarrying has substantially altered the landscape

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