SK0889 : Kinder Scout

5 km from Edale, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Kinder Scout
Kinder Scout
Kinder Scout is a high moor that suffers from extreme erosion. In some areas the peat is completely devoid of plant life, where this occurs the peat is easily washed away by rain and the bedrock is exposed, this can be seen in this photograph. Attempts are being made to save this precious landscape, small dams are being placed in the water courses to help retain moisture in the peat, areas are to be fenced to keep sheep from the highest parts of the moor and replanting will be required.
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2011
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 15 July, 2011
Category
High moorland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0882 8919 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.9679N 1:52.1290W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0881 8914
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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