NO5273 : Eroding peat

taken 13 years ago, near to Hill of Wirren [hill or Mountain], Angus, Great Britain

Eroding peat
Eroding peat
The bog on the summit of Hill of Wirren is wearing away fast, revealing a large area of naked peat. Peat lands are a reservoir for carbon dioxide, how much carbon is released through erosion of bogs is a cause for concern in trying to predict possible climate change.
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 March, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 May, 2005
Category
Bog   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 52 73 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 56:51.0298N 2:46.8244W
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