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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... (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... (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... (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)
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... (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.
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... (more)
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... (more)
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... (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... (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... (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... (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... (more)
Tags: DeerX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   Peat   top:UplandsX  
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... (more)
NC0011 : Meall na Bèiste beyond peat workings by Trevor Littlewood Meall na Biste beyond peat workings by Trevor Littlewood
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Probably the peat working has not been dug for a short time as the cut... (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... (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
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A few metres east of the 8 mile marker post.
NY8025 : Peat banks on north side of Mickle Fell by Trevor Littlewood Peat banks on north side of Mickle Fell by Trevor Littlewood
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Gentle grassy slopes with scattered peat banks below the Mickle Fell summit ridge.
Tags: top:GrasslandX   Grassy Mountain SlopeX   subject:Peat   Peat BanksX   top:UplandsX  
NG1647 : Peat hags by Richard Dorrell Peat hags by Richard Dorrell
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There is a considerable depth of peat on this gently sloping moorland.... (more)
Tags: Heather MoorlandX   place:Isle of SkyeX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat HagsX   top:UplandsX  
NR3452 : Peat drying in Glenegedale by M J Richardson Peat drying in Glenegedale by M J Richardson
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Freshly cut from a deep layer of peat NR3452 : Peat cutting in Glenegedale.
Tags: Argyll and ButeX   top:Energy InfrastructureX   top:IslandsX   island:IslayX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat CuttingX  
NC3715 : Peat bog above Glen Cassley, Sutherland by Claire Pegrum Peat bog above Glen Cassley, Sutherland by Claire Pegrum
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Looking towards Ben More Assynt.
Tags: top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   subject:Peat   Peat BogX   Peat HagsX   top:UplandsX  
NN3662 : Peat bog west of the Allt na Caim by William Starkey Peat bog west of the Allt na Caim by William Starkey
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Peat bog situated to the west of the Allt na Caim crossed en route to the... (more)
Tags: top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   top:MoorlandX   Peat   Peat HagsX   PeatbogX   top:UplandsX  
NO5885 : Peat deposits on the Hill of Badymicks by William Starkey Peat deposits on the Hill of Badymicks by William Starkey
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Eroded peat deposits on the Hill of Badymicks.
Tags: top:MoorlandX   Peat   Peat HagX   top:UplandsX  
NC5463 : Drying peats, A' Mhoine by Dorothy Carse Drying peats, A' Mhoine by Dorothy Carse
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Peat has been cut for fuel in this area for a long time, with many... (more)
Tags: top:MoorlandX   Peat BogX   PeatsX   top:Quarrying, MiningX   top:UplandsX  
TL1890 : Black peat soil on Hod Fen by Richard Humphrey Black peat soil on Hod Fen by Richard Humphrey
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A view from Hod Fen Drove south of Yaxley
N3972 : A pile of peat by Richard Webb A pile of peat by Richard Webb
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A roadside peat heap, the peat has been extracted from a huge bog south of the R395.
NF8970 : Guarding the peat stack by John Allan Guarding the peat stack by John Allan
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With the ever rising cost of fuel these days, the value of peat is sky... (more)
NF7671 : Recent peat cuttings by Richard Law Recent peat cuttings by Richard Law
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I noticed these while hunting for my mountain bike, which I'd... (more)
NF7671 : Peat cuttings on the moor below Cleitreabhal a Deas by Richard Law Peat cuttings on the moor below Cleitreabhal a Deas by Richard Law
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This particular one seems disused, but there were signs of more recent... (more)
Tags: top:MoorlandX   Peat   Peat CuttingX   Peat MoorX   top:UplandsX  
HU3914 : Peat stack at Shetland Crofthouse Museum by Rob Farrow Peat stack at Shetland Crofthouse Museum by Rob Farrow
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A stack of peat ready to be used in the authentic peat fire which used to... (more)
SK0995 : Rock Outcrops, Bleaklow Head by Mick Garratt Rock Outcrops, Bleaklow Head by Mick Garratt
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SK0995 : Wain Stones, Bleaklow Head by Mick Garratt Wain Stones, Bleaklow Head by Mick Garratt
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SK0889 : Kinder Scout by Stephen Burton Kinder Scout by Stephen Burton
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Category: High moorland
Kinder Scout is a high moor that suffers from extreme erosion. In some... (more)
Tags: BedrockX   ErosionX   Peat  
SX5687 : Rattlebrook peat works by Graham Horn Rattlebrook peat works by Graham Horn
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The forlorn remains of the former peat works, in the bleak landscape... (more)
SX5587 : Rattlebrook Peat Railway by Graham Horn Rattlebrook Peat Railway by Graham Horn
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This is the end of the line, or rather the start of the line. Hereabouts... (more)
F8521 : Former peat extraction - industrial scale - Muingnahalloona Townland by Mac McCarron Former peat extraction - industrial scale - Muingnahalloona Townland by Mac McCarron
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Category: Peat works
The whole area as far as the horizon (almost) was stripped of a layer of... (more)
NC5715 : Cut peat by Richard Webb Cut peat by Richard Webb
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Peat drying, or attempting to dry, beside the A836.
S2707 : Peat Hags by kevin higgins Peat Hags by kevin higgins
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Peat hags on Comeragh plateau.
Tags: subject:Peat   top:UplandsX  
NC2006 : Peat banks near to Loch a' Phris by Trevor Littlewood Peat banks near to Loch a' Phris by Trevor Littlewood
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Loch a' Phris is only partly in view; Meall Coire an Lochain is the... (more)
Tags: Heather and Grass MoorlandX   LochX   top:MoorlandX   subject:Peat   Peat BanksX   top:UplandsX  
NN5013 : View from Moine nan Each to Benvane by Doug Lee View from Moine nan Each to Benvane by Doug Lee
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The peat is standing out here against the boggy grass of the rest of Moine nan Each
Tags: top:MoorlandX   subject:MountainX   Peat   Peat HagsX   PeatbogX   top:UplandsX  
NM5825 : Peat bank, rocks and pool north of Beinn nan Gobhar by Trevor Littlewood Peat bank, rocks and pool north of Beinn nan Gobhar by Trevor Littlewood
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The location is a little north-west from the summit of Beinn nan Gobhar;... (more)
NO3880 : Peat hags on Hunt Hill by Alan O'Dowd Peat hags on Hunt Hill by Alan O'Dowd
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A few small scraps of snow were clinging on in the hollows.
Tags: subject:Peat   Peat HagsX   top:UplandsX  
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