HY3424 : Peat-cutting at Blythemo, Burgar Hill

taken 10 years ago, near to Stenso, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Peat-cutting at Blythemo, Burgar Hill
Peat-cutting at Blythemo, Burgar Hill
The moorland covered with grass and heather is still cut occasionally for peat. The turves are laid out to dry, as seen here, before use. The peat bank here is about 4-5 feet high.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 July, 2007
Category
Peat works   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 348 245 [100m precision]
WGS84: 59:6.1853N 3:8.3687W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 348 245
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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