peat bog


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peat bog

n.
See bog.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peat bog - wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetationpeat bog - wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel
mire, morass, quag, quagmire, slack - a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
slough - a hollow filled with mud
wetland - a low area where the land is saturated with water
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Following a half mile walk onto the peat bog and a talk about the ecology and history of the site, the cadets began removing the tress and building dams, using recycled materials, to raise the water levels and restore the peat and its natural condition.
EMERGENCY teams saved a walker who sank up to his waist in a peat bog at Dovestones.
A WALKER stuck in a moorland peat bog up to his waist was 'sinking further by the minute' as rescuers arrived at the scene.
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Now, on the heels of International Peat Bog Day, a 20-month scheme has been launched by Snowdonia National Park Authority (SNPA) to record the cultural history of these inhospitable places across Wales.
Conservation project in under way to protect a peat bog which is home to a rare and diminutive species of money spider
lt;B A woman dressed as a mermaid takes part in the 30th World Bog Snorkelling Championships at Waen Rhydd peat bog in Llanwrtyd Wells yesterday
Close to the laboratory of NUI Galway's Ryan Institute the tide was flooding sinuous channels in a peat bog, not a saltmarsh as I had first supposed, and peat bogs don't accumulate in salt water.
ISLAMABAD -- Fragments of wheat DNA recovered from an ancient peat bog suggests the grain was traded or exchanged long before it was grown by the first British farmers.
The men were excavating a peat bog in the town of Novi, on the northwest edge of the Detroit metropolitan area, when this most unlikely discovery was made.
The book recommends that new farming must be avoided near peat bog sites if artifacts there are going to survive, and that as global warming is going to worsen the situation, public policy should focus on not wasting peat so sites that can be saved won't be destroyed.
The new record surpassed last year's timings for swimming two lengths of a 55-metre (60-yard) trench cut through a peat bog by more than six seconds.