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Contact: Tilo Arnhold
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ

Fairy Circles (2 of 2)

Caption: This is a close-up view of a fairy circle. Total absence of vegetation growth within the almost circular area of a typical fairy circle. The sizes of fairy circles may vary, ranging from two to more than twenty meters in diameter. The average diameter recorded here, in the Marienfluss Valley, was approx. six meters.

Credit: Photo: Stephan Getzin/UFZ

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