SK0789 : Exposed Peat on Kinder Scout

4 km from Little Hayfield, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Exposed Peat on Kinder Scout
Exposed Peat on Kinder Scout
This should act as a giant sponge of water but retreat of the heather has exposed the peat causing drying out and erosion. A serious problem.
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2011
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Uplands 
Season (from Tags)
Summer 
Place (from Tags)
Peak District 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0773 8930 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.0282N 1:53.1124W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0773 8932
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Erosion  Peat Moor  Peat Hag  Peat Hags  Peat Bogs  Peat  Open Access Land  Open Access  Peak District 

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