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Margins of the East Fen: Historic Landscape Evolution

Figure 3.6: An eighteenth century painting by J.C. Phillipsz ("De Zelneering of het Darink-Delven"). Systematic digging-out of turves and then burning them on a large scale is not documented for eastern England.

Source: K.A.H.W. Lenders, 'Peat in the tidal areas of Zeeland', accessed in September 2006 at