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Facts About Peat.

Canada. Dept. of Mines. Mines Branch.

Facts About Peat.

by Canada. Dept. of Mines. Mines Branch.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesReports (Canada. Mines Branch) -- 614
ContributionsHaanel, B.F.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21897986M

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The light, porous structure of peat moss holds. Ten facts about peat As gardeners debate whether it is possible to give up peat just yet, here are a few facts.

A 10 metre deep peat bed takes 9, years. Peat, an organic fuel consisting of spongy material formed by the partial decomposition of organic matter, primarily plant material, in wetlands. The formation of peat is the first step in the formation of coal.

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Some of the more important implications of peat use for humans and nature are also pointed out. This book describes alternative technologies for each of the major organic components of peat, including solvent extraction of peat bitumens; decolorization and oxidation of peat waxes; acid hydrolysis of unfractionated peat; and coke production.

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(Thomas Hooker), b. Facts about peat as an article of fuel. Boston, Lee and Shepard, A large proportion of interior Ireland consists of bogs from which peat is dug Summary Man and woman digging for peat in Ireland. Created / Published [between ca. and ] Subject Headings - Peat--Ireland