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.
What kind of soil type is found thickest, globally, in land near the Missouri River in Iowa, USA, at the edges of the Gobi Desert and beside the Yellow River in China?
About half the soils in South America are nutrient-poor sediment, soils leached of silica and containing concentrations of iron and aluminium oxides, acidic soils low in lime, or azonal soils consisting mainly of badly consolidated material known as what?
What is the name of about 1,100 acres (445 hectares) of peat bog near Greater Manchester, England that was reclaimed in the latter half of the 19th century for farming and the disposal of city waste?