ST4643 : Peat surfaces on Westhay Moor

taken 10 years ago, near to Lower Godney, Somerset, Great Britain

Peat surfaces on Westhay Moor
Peat surfaces on Westhay Moor
The peat in this field is nearing exhaustion. The flooded area on the right shows where all the peat has been removed leaving the underlying blue-gray clay which is soon flooded and, over time, becomes colonised with water tolerant plants such as phragmites.
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ST4643, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 January, 2008
Category
Peat works   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 462 439 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.5284N 2:46.2413W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 462 437
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