HU3766 : Peat Cutting, Shetland

near to Burravoe, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Peat Cutting, Shetland
Peat Cutting, Shetland
Cutting peat for domestic heating used to be widespread, but less so now. The photo shows the face that is being worked, the stacked peats set out to drain and dry and the bagged peat ready to be taken away.
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Monday, 27 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 2 April, 2006
Peat works   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! HU 375 668 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:23.0045N 1:19.2981W
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