Landforms (15 pages found in this category)


Astley and Bedford Mosses

Areas of peat bog south of the Bridgewater Canal and north of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in Astley and Bedford, Leigh, England.

Blackstone Edge

Gritstone escarpment in the South Pennines rising to 1,549 feet (472 m) above sea level

Carrington Moss

Large area of peat bog near Carrington in Greater Manchester, England. Originally an area of grouse moorland, it was reclaimed in the latter half of the 19th century for farming and the disposal of Manchester’s waste.

Chat Moss

Large area of peat bog that makes up 30 per cent of the City of Salford, in Greater Manchester, England.

Cheshire Plain

Relatively flat expanse of lowland in North West England, the surface expression of the Cheshire Basin, an area of sedimentary rocks overlain by Mercia Mudstones laid down about 250 million years ago.

Electric Brae

Antigravity hill on the coast of south-west Scotland.

Hob Moor

A local nature reserve and ancient common in York

Lindow Moss

Raised peat bog in Cheshire, best known for the discovery of the preserved bog body of Lindow Man in 1984.

Moorland

Dominant landscape of Britain’s uplands, including many of its national parks.

Noon Hill

Area of the West Pennine Moors in North West England. At its summit is a Bronze Age burial mound.