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1475: Upland deep peat soils

This paper is taken from a section in the ‘Statistical Digest of the English Uplands 2011’

Year of Publication2012

Around 320,000 hectares of deep peat soils are located in Less Favoured Areas - approximately half of deep peat soils in England. Almost 30% of them have been burned or drained to improve land for livestock grazing. 10% of them are deteriorating.

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