Moorland on Kinder Scout in the Pennines of northern England.
A moor is a tract of bleak open land, generally on a plateau or mountain. The vegetation is likely to be heather or bracken, with some coarse grasses. Many moorland areas have extensive stretches of peat or bog; for example, parts of the Pennines and Dartmoor in England. Acid soils often develop, especially in areas of heavy precipitation.