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What characterises the soil known as peat?

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What characterises the soil known as peat?
posted Aug 6 by Karan Joglekar

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It is flammable
Peatland is found in bog and wetlands. It is a sink for carbon rather than ammonia. Peat is harvested as an important source of fuel in some places. It is not readily compactible to serve as a foundation.

answer Aug 7 by Tapesh Kulkarni
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