At the end of the Ice Age, the glacial lake known as ”Åsleissjön” was fed from the ice edge in the north (shown in white) and later on from the glacial lake known as ”Vätterissjön” in the east. You can read more about Åsle Glacial Lake and the dramatic events that took place at the end of the Ice Age, when the water level in the lake decreased and it eventually became a bog, in the information shed at Åsle Tå and on one of the information boards along the Åsle Bog trail.
This material was compiled in consultation with SGU (Geological Survey of Sweden). Text and concept: Torbjörn Persson. Maps: Lantmäteriet [Swedish land registration authority] (height data) and SGU (geological information).
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