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    PEAT DIGGING IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA IS A MECHANISED INDUSTRY. AT THE TRACTOR CENTRE OF TOUZIM IN?

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    Background: PEAT DIGGING IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA IS A MECHANISED INDUSTRY. AT THE TRACTOR CENTRE OF TOUZIM IN THE KRUSNE HORY MOUNTAINS, THE COMPLETE JOB OF DIGGING AND GATHERING PEAT FROM 15 HECTARES CAN BE DONE BY SIX MEN.

    A SOIL CUTTER SLICES OFF A LAYER OF PEAT ABOUT AN INCH THICK, AND WHEN IT IS DRY, A BUCKET CONVEYOR TAKES IT TO A NEARBY DUMP.

    AT TOUZIM, 5,000 METRIC TONS OF PEAT APE GATHERED IN A YEAR, AND IS USED FOR STABLE LITTER AND COMPOST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADMH79H6FT8419I67N5GR5V8VZ
    Media URN:
    VLVADMH79H6FT8419I67N5GR5V8VZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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