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 to the bottom 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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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Sunday, 27 January, 2008
Peat works   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 463 438 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.4965N 2:46.1721W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 462 438
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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