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raised bog

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Definition of raised bog in English:

noun

A peat bog in which growth is most rapid at the centre, giving it a domed shape.
Example sentences
  • Contemporaries were very aware of the dangers resulting from mining the raised bogs.
  • It is a fine example of one of the last remaining raised bogs in the country and is believed to be the finest raised bog in the midlands.
  • Extraction of moss peat from midland raised bogs is not sustainable.

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