Brecklands Meres and Norfolks Meres (Breckland is an area in the county of Norfolk) are special lakes and below is a list of their locations. Brecklands Meres are wonderful large ponds or small lakes that are a geological mystery. Why are Brecklands Meres located where they are? How were Brecklands Meres formed or created? Why are these special oval Norfolk Meres in a circle?
The satellite images below show the strange Breckland and Norfolk Meres that share the common oval shape. There are the other Norfolks Meres as Mere means a water place but the others seem to be more standard lakes.
Locations of Meres in Breckland/Norfolk - Saham Toney Mere, Devils Punchbowl (Devils Mere) and Fowl Mere, Diss Mere, Wretham Meres, Quidenham Mere, Stow Bedon Mere, Scoulton Mere, Hingham/Deopham Mere, Tottingham Mere
This map also shows the location of the famous Merton Stone that Charles Lyell visited. In the area of Norfolks Meres is the fascinating Grimes Graves where ancient Norfolk man knapped flint and the olde area called Rocklands. Why in the land of sand did Norfolk have rocks and boulders?
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