peat moor

peat moor

[′pēt ‚mu̇r]
(geology)
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A preserved female body is found buried in a Sheffield peat moor, and Leo suspects there is a link to a serial killer case he dealt with in 1985.
When a preserved female body is found buried in a peat moor in Sheffield, DI Sonia Hardwick decides to call in Professor Patrick Cain, in the first of a new twopart story of the forensic crime drama.
The event was won by last year's winners, the Peat Moor Red Team, who beat the Evesham Red Team by three points.
They led a search for the shell, based on the walkers' directions, and then led police officers including a Specialist Explosive Search Dog during the four-kilometre hike over boggy peat moor up to the scene, 500 metres above sea level.
This process also exacerbates climate change by destroying plantlife and peat moors that would otherwise absorb and capture carbon dioxide emissions.
But their victims - dumped in the cold peat moors of Lancashire - received so much less attention.
Forests and peat moors have caught flame after a week of unprecedented heat fell over continental Russia, with a record 38.2 degree C temperature measured in capital Moscow.
Inland, the vast unpopulated peat moors have a wild desolate beauty.
A 2ft narrow gauge on the peat moors enabled it to operate over the top of the peat, instead of sinking.
If you visit the Peat Moors Visitor Centre at Westhay, there's a reconstruction of the Sweet Track - a 6,000-year-old man-made roadway, which was discovered on the Levels and Moors and is the oldest in the world.
The resulting contrast for walkers makes the area a magnet for the bog-trotters navigating the peat moors to the north and for those who prefer a more sedate walking style across lush green fields between picturesque villages with welcoming pubs.