NN8534 : Peat hags, Geal Charn

taken 12 years ago, 3 km from Auchnafree, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Peat hags, Geal Charn
Peat hags, Geal Charn
The peat bogs on Geal Charn and Meall Mor are at the last stage of erosion. The bog once washed or blown away is replaced by grasses on thin soils. Skylarks (Alauda arvensis) were singing here, and are usually absent from the wetter peaty soils. A pleasant place as winter turns to summer seeming to bypass spring, but an obvious navigational challenge at other times.
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Sunday, 23 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 April, 2006
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Moorland > Moorland   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! NN 851 343 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:29.2039N 3:52.0494W
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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