NY9312 : Moorland Fire

near to Grey Scar fm [farm], Durham, Great Britain

Moorland Fire
Moorland Fire
Deliberate burning of the moorland can only be done under relatively wet conditions to prevent the peat itself catching fire. The heather must be dry enough to burn, but the peat too wet, or, as here, frozen! Looking NW from the A66.
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Friday, 3 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 5 March, 2006
Moorland > Moorland   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 93 12 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:30.4661N 2:6.1137W
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