Peat layer in cliff

Peat layer in cliff

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Caption: Peat layer (black) over bedrock in a cliff. Peat is of organic origin, comprising plant debris that decomposed in anaerobic (airless) conditions, such as in a waterlogged area like a marsh. Peat can be used as a fuel and as a fertiliser. Photographed near Quito, Ecuador, at an altitude of 3800-4000 metres on the paramo, a region of high-altitude grasslands in the Andes mountains.

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Keywords: american, andean, andes, aquatic, bedrock, cliff, cutaway, ecuador, ecuadorean, environment, fossil fuel, geography, geological, geology, high altitude, hydrocarbon, hydrocarbons, layer, layers, mountain, mountains, paramo, peat, rock, rocks, soil profile, south america, strata, stratum, water

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