SN7218 : Isolated peat hag on the moortop

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Capel Gwynfe, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, Great Britain

Isolated peat hag on the moortop
Isolated peat hag on the moortop
The dominant rock type across these hills is limestone, so peat hags come as something of a surprise. This one forms a sort of peat 'island', everything around it having been eroded [by the wind?]. In summer conditions the surrounding ground was mostly dry. The view is westwards towards Carn Pen-y-clogau.
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SN7218, 12 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 7214 1857 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.0621N 3:51.4649W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 7223 1858
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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