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HY3705 : Peat cutting by Derek Mayes Peat cutting by Derek Mayes
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Category: Peat cutting
This is an historic peat-bed on Veness (Orkney) Some peat has recently been cut... (more)
HY3906 : Peat Face by Derek Mayes Peat Face by Derek Mayes
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Category: Peat banks
The Peat Extraction beds worked by the Highland Park Distillery... (more)
SE7205 : Peat banks by Ian Paterson Peat banks by Ian Paterson
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The peat bogs are formed into smaller bays by these banks which meander and... (more)
HY3705 : Peat stooks by Derek Mayes Peat stooks by Derek Mayes
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Category: Peat stacks
The more traditional way of finishing peats is to arrange them into small... (more)
HY3705 : Drying Peat on Ve Ness by Derek Mayes Drying Peat on Ve Ness by Derek Mayes
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Category: Peat stacks
An unorthodox drying method. These slabs are cut with a spade and immediately... (more)
SK0789 : Exposed Peat on Kinder Scout by Mick Garratt Exposed Peat on Kinder Scout by Mick Garratt
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This should act as a giant sponge of water but retreat of the heather has... (more)
HY3705 : Neat Workspace by Derek Mayes Neat Workspace by Derek Mayes
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Category: Peat banks
This shows a working peat bed after the annual cut. Slabs are drying in the... (more)
NB5359 : Drying peats, An Campar Mòr, Isle of Lewis by Claire Pegrum Drying peats, An Campar Mr, Isle of Lewis by Claire Pegrum
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Looking towards Muirneag.
Tags: type:GeographX   top:IslandsX   place:Isle of LewisX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat (Fuel)X   Peat BlocksX   Peat CuttingX   Peat WorkingsX   top:Quarrying, MiningX  
ND1748 : Commercial peat extraction site, Causeymire, Caithness by Claire Pegrum Commercial peat extraction site, Causeymire, Caithness by Claire Pegrum
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Looking towards the Causeymire Wind Farm. Peat is extracted from this site by... (more)
Tags: type:GeographX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat ExtractionX   Peat WorkingsX   top:Quarrying, MiningX   top:UplandsX  
NG2346 : Peat workings by Richard Dorrell Peat workings by Richard Dorrell
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Peat is still quite commonly used as fuel on Skye. Here, peat has been cut... (more)
SK0887 : Peat Haggs, Kinder Scout by Mick Garratt Peat Haggs, Kinder Scout by Mick Garratt
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SK0789 : Kinder Scout Trig. Point by Mick Garratt Kinder Scout Trig. Point by Mick Garratt
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Clearing showing the effect of peat erosion and shrinkage.
NY4409 : Peat banks beside path by Trevor Littlewood Peat banks beside path by Trevor Littlewood
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Harter Fell is the distant mountain and the path connects it with Mardale Ill... (more)
Tags: Collapsing Peat BankX   FootpathX   top:PathsX   subject:Peat   Peat BankX   top:UplandsX  
NN3597 : Glas Charn peat hag (4) by Nic Bullivant Glas Charn peat hag (4) by Nic Bullivant
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Succession in the recolonisation of peat, from bare peat, maintained by rain and... (more)
Tags: top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   top:UplandsX  
NF7971 : Tractor parked near peat cuttings by Richard Law Tractor parked near peat cuttings by Richard Law
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A crofter's tractor parked up near peat workings in the valley of the... (more)
HY3705 : Cutting peat on Veness by Derek Mayes Cutting peat on Veness by Derek Mayes
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Category: Peat cutting
A dying art, though in these times of high fuel costs it may become fashionable... (more)
NG7547 : Peat haggs by Toby Speight Peat haggs by Toby Speight
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Category: Peat haggs
The flat top of this ridge is poorly drained, and thus ideal for the formation... (more)
Tags: DeerX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   Peat   top:UplandsX  
NB3249 : Peat cutting, Gleann Èirearaigh, Isle of Lewis by Claire Pegrum Peat cutting, Gleann irearaigh, Isle of Lewis by Claire Pegrum
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Tags: type:GeographX   top:IslandsX   place:Isle of LewisX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat CuttingX   Peat ExtractionX   Peat WorkingsX   top:Quarrying, MiningX  
SH7679 : Submerged Forest and peat exposed at low tide on Morfa Beach, Conwy. by Leanne Roden Submerged Forest and peat exposed at low tide on Morfa Beach, Conwy. by Leanne Roden
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Submerged Forest and peat exposed at low tide on Morfa Beach, Conwy.... (more)
NC9613 : Peat Bank on the Moors near Beinn Mhealaich, Sutherland by Andrew Tryon Peat Bank on the Moors near Beinn Mhealaich, Sutherland by Andrew Tryon
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A scar in the peat soil, formed by a watercourse. Peat scars such as this one... (more)
Tags: place:Beinn MhealaichX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat GroughX   place:SutherlandX   top:UplandsX  
NG2552 : Peat bank near to summit of Beinn Bhreac by Trevor Littlewood Peat bank near to summit of Beinn Bhreac by Trevor Littlewood
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The peat bank lies just to the south of Beinn Bhreac's summit. Beinn... (more)
Tags: Heather MoorlandX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat BankX   Peat BogX   top:UplandsX  
NM6131 : Peat banks south of Sgùlan Beag by Trevor Littlewood Peat banks south of Sglan Beag by Trevor Littlewood
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Sglan Beag is part of the ridge system north-east of the mountain Cruach... (more)
Tags: top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat BanksX   Peat BogX   top:UplandsX  
NG4948 : Cut peat by Richard Dorrell Cut peat by Richard Dorrell
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Peat is still used as fuel by some of the Skye crofters. Here, peat bricks have... (more)
SK0988 : Peat Hags on Crowden Head by Mick Garratt Peat Hags on Crowden Head by Mick Garratt
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SK0987 : Plastic Sheet Piling on Edale Moor by Mick Garratt Plastic Sheet Piling on Edale Moor by Mick Garratt
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An attempt to control the erosion and drying out of the peat moor which should... (more)
NR3253 : Peat workings alongside A846 by Trevor Littlewood Peat workings alongside A846 by Trevor Littlewood
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The flat moorland alongside the A846 has peat workings to both sides; most are... (more)
NH4105 : Peat excavation on the slopes of Càrn a' Chuilinn by Oliver Dixon Peat excavation on the slopes of Crn a' Chuilinn by Oliver Dixon
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One of a number of small excavations in the peat scattered over the lower slopes... (more)
Tags: type:GeographX   MoorlandX   top:MoorlandX   MountainsideX   subject:Peat   Peat  
SE0214 : Erosion of peat on Deanhead Moor, Scammonden by Humphrey Bolton Erosion of peat on Deanhead Moor, Scammonden by Humphrey Bolton
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This is at the edge of a little valley, the one shown in SE0214 : Minor clough on Deanhead Moor, Scammonden. It seems... (more)
Tags: subject:ErosionX   type:GeographX   top:MoorlandX   erosion:Peat   top:Rivers, Streams, DrainageX   top:UplandsX  
NB4254 : Peat cutting near Borve, Isle of Lewis by Claire Pegrum Peat cutting near Borve, Isle of Lewis by Claire Pegrum
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Tags: type:GeographX   top:IslandsX   place:Isle of LewisX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat BlocksX   Peat CuttingX   top:Quarrying, MiningX  
NN6214 : Peat hags on hillside above Sgiath an Dobhrain by Alan O'Dowd Peat hags on hillside above Sgiath an Dobhrain by Alan O'Dowd
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The spur on the end of this section of hillside has the name Sgiath an Dobhrain... (more)
Tags: type:GeographX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat HagX   Peat HagsX   top:UplandsX  
NG0587 : Peat cutting on the Peat Road by M J Richardson Peat cutting on the Peat Road by M J Richardson
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At the southern end of Loch Langabhat.
NY9044 : Bare peat on Dry Rigg by Trevor Littlewood Bare peat on Dry Rigg by Trevor Littlewood
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A strikingly extensive area of exposed peat close to the summit of the moorland... (more)
Tags: top:Barren PlateauxX   Exposed PeatX   type:GeographX   Hill WalkerX   subject:Peat   top:Sport, LeisureX   top:UplandsX  
NN8333 : Peat erosion, Sròn Bealaidh by Alan O'Dowd Peat erosion, Srn Bealaidh by Alan O'Dowd
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A peat hag, eroded down to the underlying gravel. This area of hillside seemed... (more)
Tags: type:GeographX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat HagX   top:UplandsX  
NB2945 : Peat cutting, Cnoc Miclaid, Isle of Lewis by Claire Pegrum Peat cutting, Cnoc Miclaid, Isle of Lewis by Claire Pegrum
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Looking towards Beinn Choinnich.
Tags: type:GeographX   top:IslandsX   place:Isle of LewisX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat CuttingsX   Peat WorkingsX   top:Quarrying, MiningX  
TF7544 : Peat on the beach at Titchwell by Hugh Venables Peat on the beach at Titchwell by Hugh Venables
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Plenty of lumps of old peat on the beach at Titchwell. There are large peat... (more)
TF7544 : Peat on the beach by Hugh Venables Peat on the beach by Hugh Venables
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Plenty of lumps of old peat on the beach at Titchwell. There are large peat... (more)
TF7445 : Peat on the beach, Titchwell by Hugh Venables Peat on the beach, Titchwell by Hugh Venables
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Plenty of lumps of old peat on the beach at Titchwell. There are large peat... (more)
Tags: type:Close LookX   top:CoastalX   top:Geological InterestX   Peat   Sandy BeachX  
NN1162 : Exposed peat east of Mam na Gualainn by Trevor Littlewood Exposed peat east of Mam na Gualainn by Trevor Littlewood
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The ridge connecting Mam na Gualainn with Beinn na Caillich, (beyond and to the... (more)
Tags: Bare PeatX   BogX   type:GeographX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   LochanX   Mountain SlopesX   subject:Peat   top:UplandsX  
HT9639 : Drying peat at the peat banks of Da Lieug by Julian Paren Drying peat at the peat banks of Da Lieug by Julian Paren
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A very professional example of peat cutting and stacking.
Tags: top:Energy InfrastructureX   type:GeographX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   subject:Peat  
NN1522 : Peat haggs and banks near to trig point of Bealach nan Cabrach by Trevor Littlewood Peat haggs and banks near to trig point of Bealach nan Cabrach by Trevor Littlewood
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There's an un-named hill with a trig point between Loch an Stacain and... (more)
Tags: Heather and Grass MoorlandX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat BanksX   top:UplandsX  
SK0889 : Gully blocking on Kinder by Dave Dunford Gully blocking on Kinder by Dave Dunford
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Approximate position. This shows the recent work on Kinder to block peat gullies... (more)
Tags: place:Kinder ScoutX   top:MoorlandX   Moorland RestorationX   subject:Peat   Peat BogX  
SE0200 : Peat hummock by Stephen Burton Peat hummock by Stephen Burton
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On this area of Arnfield Flats there are several peat hummocks like this one,... (more)
Tags: season:AutumnX   ErosionX   HeatherX   subject:MoorlandX   Peat   RockX   top:UplandsX  
F7110 : Hand Cut Peat Bricks by James Emmans Hand Cut Peat Bricks by James Emmans
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The peat bricks are left out to dry ready to be sold to the locals. Specially... (more)
F7010 : Peat Trench in Bogland near Valley Achill Island by James Emmans Peat Trench in Bogland near Valley Achill Island by James Emmans
geograph for square F7010
This area is for hand cutting of peat for local heating of buildings.
NY8714 : Peat banks on Black Tewthwaite by Trevor Littlewood Peat banks on Black Tewthwaite by Trevor Littlewood
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Black Tewthwaite is a moorland knoll adjacent to Great Knipe, north of the A66;... (more)
NC0011 : Meall na Bèiste beyond peat workings by Trevor Littlewood Meall na Biste beyond peat workings by Trevor Littlewood
geograph for square NC0011
Probably the peat working has not been dug for a short time as the cut faces... (more)
Tags: Heather MoorlandX   HillX   top:MoorlandX   PalletsX   subject:Peat   Peat WorkingX  
NM6031 : Peat bank and pool at Màm Tiompain by Trevor Littlewood Peat bank and pool at Mm Tiompain by Trevor Littlewood
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Mm Tiompain lies below Creach Beag and is part of a broad grassy ridge which... (more)
Tags: top:GrasslandX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   Mountain SlopesX   subject:Peat   Peat BanksX   Peat BogX   top:UplandsX  
M4676 : Peat fields by Ian Paterson Peat fields by Ian Paterson
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Stacks of cut peat dotted around the fields at the west end of some large peat workings.
N2120 : Peat working - Oughter Townland by Mac McCarron Peat working - Oughter Townland by Mac McCarron
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Industrial scale peat extraction.
Tags: top:Energy InfrastructureX   top:Flat LandscapesX   top:LowlandsX   subject:Peat   Peat ExtractionX  
NC3468 : Remains of Old Peat Cuttings by Mick Garratt Remains of Old Peat Cuttings by Mick Garratt
geograph for square NC3468
A few metres east of the 8 mile marker post.
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