a deposit on acidic, boggy, ground

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VicNicSor

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peat
noun [mass noun]
a brown material consisting of partly decomposed vegetable matter forming a deposit on acidic, boggy, ground, which is dried for use in gardening and as fuel
OED

Why "on" ground? (instead of "under" or "in").

Thank you.
 
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