Thesaurus Term/Concept: PEAT

Identifier 142922
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note Material consisting of at least 90% organic matter by dry weight. Formed from plant material under damp, wet or acid conditions where the rate of accumulation is greater than the rate of decay.

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Find Type PEAT (Early Neolithic to Modern - 4000 BC to 2050 AD)
Find Type PEAT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Find Type PEAT (Undated)