SE0803 : Path through the peat on Tooleyshaw Moss

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Holme, Kirklees, Great Britain

Path through the peat on Tooleyshaw Moss
Path through the peat on Tooleyshaw Moss
It is clear from the Google satellite view that this is the old track marked on the OS map in black rather than the green one ("Public Footpath").
It is a magical path through a sort of "peat-scape". The jagged edges of the peat form cliffs along the sides of the track, and strange black lumps with tufts of green on top. I understand the path was part of an earlier Pennine Way. Unless it is or was a stream bed, it looks as if it may have been cut.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Paths  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0845 0360 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.7396N 1:52.4399W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0847 0358
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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