Muck fires often occur during times of drought, when water tables are low, and as the result of a forest fire. The heat from above causes the loosely packed layer of peat, located below the soil, to catch fire. Oxygen se... More »

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Muck fires result when the loose, organic material found below the top layer of soil ignites and produces a sub-surface fire that can burn for weeks and reach temperatures of more than 500 degrees Fahrenheit. In addition... More »

Muck fires start when a surface fire burns down into loose organic material. The material that makes up the smoldering embers can start a blaze long after the original fire has burned out. Muck fires spread underground a... More »

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Muck fires result when the loose, organic material found below the top layer of soil ignites and produces a sub-surface fire that can burn for weeks and reach temperatures of more than 500 degrees Fahrenheit. In addition... More »

Some interesting facts about salt marshes include that they are flooded and drained a number of times every day by saltwater. These coastal environments have variations in their water level based on the tide. The ground ... More »

Muck fires start when a surface fire burns down into loose organic material. The material that makes up the smoldering embers can start a blaze long after the original fire has burned out. Muck fires spread underground a... More »

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Sea stacks form as a result of the constant crashing of oceanic waves against a cliff. Erosion creates sea caves out of the cliff, and arches develop over time. As the rock is worn down further, the arches become sea sta... More »