How and where is it mined? Peat is mined
surface mining. Peat is in bogs which is another name for
a swampy area. The trees are cut down and the water is drained
out of the swamp. Then the topsoil is taken off of the
surface. The peat is uncovered so the miners start to take
off layers. Peat is found in the United Sates [Florida,
Michigan, Alaska] and Canada, Finland, Germany, and Ireland.