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bog.n

  • The report estimates that exploitation of
    bogs
    soiden
    in Britain
    Britanniassa
    results in carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to 40 per cent of that produced by the country's transport vehicles.
  • Bald started work in 1809 and soon secured other appointments in Mayo, first as one of the engineers employed by the government to survey the
    bogs
    soita
    of Ireland
    Irlannin
    and later as a road engineer.
  • Behind that, among the
    bogs
    soiden
    of the river-plain
    jokitasangon
    , was the wide crossing that led to their station last night and then, further north, to Dunblane, where their base was.
  • And whether he changes his system, ploughs his moorland, reseeds his pasture, increases his stocking rate, drains his
    bog
    suon
    and fertilises his meadow is strongly influenced by the advice and grant-aid he receives from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF).
  • Some
    were
    olivat
    heather
    kanerva-
    bogs
    soita
    , some bracken bogs and others were boggy floodlands of marsh grass.
  • Drainage schemes have affected valley mires and blanket
    bogs
    soihin
    .
  • As a former chairman of An Taisce, Ireland's equivalent of the National Trust, says: `How on earth do you rehabilitate a 6,000-year-old
    peat
    turve-
    bog
    suon
    ?
  • At the far edge of the
    peat
    turve-
    bog
    suon
    there rose a peculiar outcrop of limestone.
  • I HAVE loved visiting
    peat
    turve-
    bogs
    soilla
    ever since, as a sixth-former, I first experienced the wonderful combination of springy surface and spongy sphagnum, glistening red sundews and white bog cotton that they offer.
  • `He was preserved in a
    bog
    suolle
    , sir, ``Sheikh was saying.

copse.n

  • Shots were returned, but the gunmen escaped to a nearby
    copse
    vesakkoon
    .
  • He could grow hedges and wildflowers instead of sugar beet; he could turn his fields into areas of `quiet countryside enjoyment ``; he could restore ancient
    coppices
    vesametsiä
    and chalk grassland.
  • Now it is free, and very agreeable it was on a spring morning to walk through
    its
    sen
    coppices
    vesakoiden
    and gardens of oak and maple, white roses and birches and every kind of shrub.
  • Morgan felt more comfortable as he approached the Grange, still hidden by a
    copse
    vesakon
    of trees
    puu-
    .
  • They passed the
    copse
    vesakon
    and the lights of a large Elizabethan house came into view.
  • Coppices
    vesakoita
    of oak
    Tammi-
    were cultivated in the area for the provision of charcoal.
  • He wanders lonely valleys and isolated
    copses
    vesakoissa
    , where he plays enticing music on his flute.
  • He was approaching the
    copse
    vesakkoa
    of trees
    puu-
    , a dark island by the side of the road.

desert.n

  • Plants cope with hot dry
    desert
    aavikolla
    in many different ways.
  • A 17-year effort to protect some seven million acres of federally owned
    desert
    aavikkoa
    in California
    Kaliforniassa
    seems to be on the brink of success, the result of a new president and changing attitudes in Congress.
  • Now much of
    Australia's
    Australian
    desert
    aavikosta
    is salinated.
  • You only turn to it as people climb mountains and cross
    deserts
    aavikoita
    -- to find out what you are made of by doing what you hardly dare to do.
  • I went to bed utterly content; ahead of me were weeks of hunting and travel in remote mountains, and later the excitement of exploring the
    Danakil
    Danakilin
    desert
    aavikon
    .
  • Inland, the
    Mojave
    Mojaven
    desert
    aavikko
    now provides solar power integrated into the local grid system.
  • There are no
    sand
    hiekka-
    deserts
    aavikoita
    or snowfields or rain forests to lift or deflect the breezes, or raise or lower the temperature.
  • This strange greeting is used in this particular part of Arabia and parts of Oman, not the northern Gulf nor the
    inland
    sisämaan
    deserts
    aavikoilla
    of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi-Arabian
    .
  • It was successfully tested over the
    deserts
    aavikoilla
    of New Mexico
    New Mexicon
    on 16 July 1945, before the war with Japan was over.
  • Gilman said, `He would scarcely risk crossing the
    desert
    aavikon
    into North Yemen.
  • The
    desert
    aavikko
    was scattered with hills, like smooth dark whales riding in a flat sea.
  • A plantation of 30,000 artificial palms would fundamentally shift cloud patterns near
    coastal
    ranta-
    deserts
    aavikoita
    , drawing them overland from the sea.
  • The navigator was a young sergeant named Mike Sadler who had emigrated to Rhodesia before the war and who was arguably the best at finding his way around the
    Libyan
    libyalaisella
    desert
    aavikolla
    .
  • Polar
    Napa-
    desert
    aavikko
    is the area of bare rocks and soils beyond the tundra, where only a thin, patchy covering of plant life is found.
  • The
    western
    läntinen
    desert
    aavikko
    offers few natural restrictions.
  • Ground with less than about 50% cover is called fellfield; below about 20% fellfield
    becomes polar
    tulee napa-
    desert
    aavikko
    .
  • The train newly arrived on a European covered in dust blown from the
    Gobi
    Gobin
    Desert
    autiomaalta
    , or encrusted with salt spray from the Bosporus.
  • For example, Alan Charig and Brenda Horsfield point to the shoulder-girdle and fore-limbs of a likely theropod unearthed on a 1965 expedition to the
    Gobi
    Gobin
    Desert
    autiomaalle
    in Mongolia
    Mongoliaan
    .
  • Beyond the big waterfall
    is a
    on
    desert
    aavikko
    of black sand
    mustan hiekan
    , then lava fields, the black and red-brown lumps dotted with a whitish lichen, then another lava field where the lichenous moss is bright green.
  • The pygmies were gone, and below the airship
    was a soft
    oli pehmeä
    desert
    aavikko
    of fine, white sand
    hienon, valkoisen hiekan
    .

fen.n

  • No swans', cranes', or bitterns' eggs could be taken from the
    fen
    suolta
    .
  • When all was dry, men set the
    fen
    suon
    on fire.

forest.n

  • It is expected that the group will argue its case for the protection of
    Thailand's
    Thaimaan
    western
    läntisten
    forests
    metsien
    at the global convention on biodiversity to be held at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development next June.
  • Mosquito Coast
    Moskiittorannikon
    forest
    metsä
    at risk from development deal
  • The densest high
    forest
    metsä
    in the High Weald
    High Wealdissa
    is associated with the ghyll valleys, narrow ravines created by streams that have cut through the lighter soils.
  • Scheduled for Sunday June 13, the bike ride will take in some of the loveliest parts of the county, starting and finishing at
    Belvoir Park
    Belvoir Parkin
    Forest
    metsässä
    in Belfast
    Belfastissa
    .
  • Scientists will study
    forests
    metsiä
    in south-east Asian countries
    Kaakkois-Aasian maissa
    , with a view to establishing what conditions produce the highest carbon dioxide absorption.
  • Forests
    Metsät
    in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro
    Brasilian Rio de Janeiron osavaltiossa
    are disappearing at the rate of one football field in area every hour, according to the environmental protection group SOS Mata Atlantica.
  • Specialized intertidal communities of enormous significance
    are the
    ovat
    mangrove
    mangrove-
    forests
    metsiä
    of the tropics
    tropiikkien
    .
  • The
    birch
    koivu-
    forests
    metsät
    of Siberia
    Siperian
    , so upright, so elegant in autumn, had been broken by this winter campaign.
  • The 18 species of bowerbird inhabit the damp
    forests
    metsiä
    of New Guinea and Australia
    Uuden-Guinean ja Australian
    .
  • The
    old-growth
    vanhan kasvuston
    forests
    metsät
    of Oregon and Washington
    Oregonin ja Washingtonin
    are again under threat from logging, following a ruling by the US Supreme Court.
  • Forty years ago, the
    forests
    metsät
    along the eastern fringe of the Andes
    Andiet itälaidan varrella olevat
    were as inaccessible as anywhere in the world; but it is there that is found wild cocoa with the greatest genetic diversity.
  • Previously, the remains of some 4,000 of the massacre victims had been unearthed, at
    Katyn
    Katynin
    forest
    metsässä
    near Smolensk
    lähellä Smolenskia
    in 1943 [for April 1990 Soviet admission of massacre see pp. 37383-84].
  • How many large areas of
    coniferous
    havupuisen
    forest
    metsän
    have been planted?
  • Throughout this settled area, the
    forest
    metsää
    is being cut down.
  • Norway too, has complained that logging the Kessi area, not included in the act as a protected area, will destroy the
    forest
    metsän
    between Finland and Norway
    Suomen ja Norjan välissä
    .
  • The
    northern
    pohjoisilla
    coniferous
    havupuu-
    forests
    metsillä
    have an ecological importance in preventing the tundra from advancing to the south.
  • In March 1250 he was appointed Chief justice of `all the
    forests
    metsien
    of England
    Englannin
    on both sides of the Trent ``, so that the forest administration was once again united under a single head.
  • Kislev is a land of dark
    pine
    mänty-
    forests
    metsien
    , snow-clad wilderness and wind-swept steppes.
  • Parts of
    Tunstall and Rendlesham
    Tunstallin ja Rendleshamin
    forests
    metsistä
    , in Suffolk, are being set aside as a reserve for the woodlark, one of Britain's rarest birds.
  • The Slovenský Raj is well covered by natural
    pine
    mänty-
    forests
    metsät
    on limestone hills
    kalkkikivikallioilla
    .
  • I'm greatly encouraged by the recent upsurge of interest in what remains of the
    Caledonian
    Kaledonian
    pine
    mänty-
    forest
    metsästä
    (`Great Wood of Caledon ``September).
  • Only 14 per cent of
    the Philippines
    Filippiinien
    tropical
    forest
    metsästä
    remains untouched and 100,000 hectares is disappearing every year.
  • The problem arose when the government decided to clear the
    forest
    metsän
    along the Sugihan river
    Sugihan-joen varrella
    for a colonisation scheme.
  • It's the only good thing to come from this threat to cut down the
    forest
    metsä
    .
  • A frail-looking figure emerged from the
    forest
    metsästä
    .
  • In a mild winter where snow cover is not prolonged, chaffinch and brambling from the
    Scandinavian
    Skandinavian
    forests
    metsistä
    will stay on to forage round the crofts.
  • Paul's promise of variety was soon fulfilled as we turned off the ridge and headed into a
    forest
    metsään
    of fir trees
    kuusi-
    .
  • Beavers live in the
    forests
    metsissä
    of North America
    Pohjois-Amerikan
    and in many parts of Europe.
  • Some 420 of the animals live in the
    Bwindi
    Bwindin
    forests
    metsissä
    on the western borders with Rwanda and Zaïre.
  • Together they are trying to save the
    forest
    metsää
    surrounding Fern Gully
    Fern Gullya ympäröivää
    from developers and in particular from evil Hexxus (Tim Curry), who is polluting the air with toxic waste.
  • Two Forest Justices were once more appointed, one for the
    forests
    metsää
    north of the Trent
    Trentin pohjoispuolella olevaa
    , and the other for those in the south.
  • The
    forest
    metsä
    to the south of the Swamp
    suon eteläpuolella
    was hilly and comparatively open.
  • And now, a splendid piece of country to the west of the Aspe valley which I have been leaving out: the valleys,
    forests
    metsät
    and mountains south of the village of Arette.

glade.n

  • But when she entered the
    glade
    metsäaukiolle
    , Fen had gone.
  • Our Neolithic ancestors, while they are best remembered for their massive megalithic monuments such as those at Newgrange and Knowth, began their farming revolution in the clear
    glades
    metsäaukioilla
    of the Irish forests
    Irlannin metsien
    .
  • `I saw him as I ran into the
    glade
    metsäaukiolle
    .
  • It was a misty December morning in 1940, when test Pilot Jack Hathorne crashed a Hurricane fighter plane into this
    leafy
    rehevälle
    glade
    metsäaukiolle
    on Robinswood hill
    Robinswood-kukkulalla
    .
  • And he went on his way with the youngest brother until they came to a long
    glade
    metsäaukiolle
    in the forest
    metsässä
    .

grassland.n

  • He could grow hedges and wildflowers instead of sugar beet; he could turn his fields into areas of `quiet countryside enjoyment ``; he could restore ancient coppices and chalk
    grassland
    ruohomaata
    .
  • The 1977 Porchester report published figures provided by MAFF to indicate the potential loss of agricultural production if 16,000 hectares of Exmoor stayed as rough sheep grazing and were not converted
    to
    <empty>
    grassland
    laidunmaaksi
    .
  • Grasslands
    Laidunmaat
    provide more scope for combining conservation and good livestock husbandry.
  • These `shaman forests ``were scattered over dry
    grassland
    ruohomaalle
    .
  • The
    grassland
    ruohomaa
    waves and undulates in the morning light.
  • Even in chalk
    grassland
    ruohomaalla
    in Great Britain
    Isossa-Britanniassa
    , non-equilibrium models may best explain the coexistence of plant species and, in lowland rain forest, there is still disagreement about the importance of chance establishment of trees.
  • China is to set up what is described as the world's biggest nature reserve, covering 200,000 square kilometres in the
    Qangtang
    Qangtangin
    grasslands
    ruohomailla
    of northern Tibet
    Pohjois-Tiibetissä
    .

greenwood.n

  • The
    greenwoods
    vihermetsät
    of Sherwood
    Sherwoodin
    fill with music and outlaws during a week of jousting, jesting, fancy dress and feasting!
  • In spring, summer and autumn it grinned at them from the
    greenwood
    tuoreesta puusta
    .

heathland.n

  • 140,000 miles of hedgerow, 95% of traditional hay meadows, 40% of natural woodlands and 60% of wild
    heathland
    kanervikkoa
    have all been destroyed.
  • Bog, grassland, and
    heathland
    kanervikko
    expanded around Loch Lang in the later post-glacial to form the present predominantly treeless landscape of S. Uist.
  • The
    heathland
    kanervikko
    had suddenly ended -- to give place to an expanse of emerald green, which looked bright and most attractive but which, Cheryl realised with a shudder, concealed treacherous shifting marsh.
  • You walk on to climb the slopes of Bulkeley Hill from where you head for the village of Bickerton and on the
    heathland
    kanervikolle
    of Bickerton Hill
    Bickerton Hillin
    .
  • We crossed over
    heathland
    kanervikon
    and passed ponds crowded with rushes and bordered by willows.
  • The Surrey-based Heathland Countryside Management Project aims to see if the animals can regenerate and maintain
    heathland
    kanervikkoa
    by eating the shoots of invading plants before they become firmly rooted.

jungle.n

  • THE
    jungles
    viidakot
    of Columbia
    Columbian
    harbour a deadly secret: Cocaine producing laboratories whose market is America.
  • Fiercer invertebrates which came to the
    moss
    sammal-
    jungles
    viidakoihin
    to prey on this grazing population, could not indulge in such trusting relationships.
  • Medicine Man Sean Connery stalks the
    South American
    Etelä-Amerikan
    jungle
    viidakkoa
    as a crusty Scots scientist on the brink of discovering a cancer cure in this fast-paced adventure.
  • An Indian poet once wrote that the tiger stalks the
    jungle
    viidakkoa
    like the lowering clouds of an approaching storm but the leopard moves as silently as mist drifting on a dawn wind.
  • I went over to have a look, but found the
    jungle
    viidakon
    impenetrable.
  • Their natural habitat
    is the
    on
    Amazonian
    Amazonin
    jungle
    viidakko
    with a high temperature and humidity.
  • Because she went in the
    jungle
    viidakkoon
    all alone?
  • With the withering of their grasslands, the nomads of the Sahara were forced to descend into the narrow
    jungle
    viidakkoon
    of the Nile valley
    Niilin laakson
    , there to take up the toil of agriculture.
  • Paul bit his lip as he jogged at his father's shoulder along a trail that wound through fringes of
    jungle
    viidakon
    beside the La Nga River
    La Nga -joen vierellä
    .

lea.n

  • He drove to a favourite spot and walked, in the late afternoon, up the long flank of a hillside, in the
    lea
    kedolla
    of an old hedgebank
    vanhan pensasaitarivistön
    .

marsh.n

  • The only track into Bahdu from the south, feasible for loaded camels, skirted a
    marsh
    marskimaata
    at the foot of these hills
    näiden kukkuloiden juurella
    .
  • A few
    marshes
    soita
    in western France
    Länsi-Ranskassa
    are still managed very strictly as commons.
  • Cobbett declared that the
    marshes
    suot
    of South Holderness
    South Holdernessin
    in the East Riding
    East Ridingissa
    , together with the Fens, were the richest land in England.
  • We have already mentioned the
    marshes
    suot
    of Sussex and Kent
    Sussexin ja Kentin
    as examples of areas drying out.
  • The
    marshes
    suot
    on the lower reaches of the Tigris and Euphrates
    Tigrisin ja Eufratin alemmilla alueilla
    cover an area of up to 17,000 square kilometres and provide a refuge for Shia opponents of Saddam's regime.
  • Nowadays the river Derwent
    is non-tidal due to the flood barrier at
    ei vaihtele vuoroveden mukaan tulvaportin vuoksi
    Barmby
    Barmbyn
    marsh
    suolla olevan
    .
  • IN THE heart of
    North America's
    Pohjois-Amerikan
    largest
    freshwater
    makean veden
    marsh
    marskimaan
    a rare female woodstork prepares to nest.
  • According to Laurie Boorman, a scientist with the National Environment Research Council, at the present rates of degradation half the areas of
    coastal
    rannikon
    marshes
    marskimaiden
    would disappear within 50 years.
  • The monks of Furness reclaimed the
    coastal
    rannikon
    marshes
    marskimaat
    of Walney
    Walneyn
    , with embankments incorporating beach pebbles.
  • He trailed along behind her through the sand dunes, along the edge of the
    tidal
    vuorovesi-
    salt
    suolavetisen
    marsh
    suon
    .
  • They have created an experimental
    salt
    suolavetisen
    marsh
    suon
    by allowing coastal farmland at Northey Island in Essex to be flooded.
  • There are many ways to cross the
    marsh
    marskimaa
    .
  • They had drained
    marshes
    soita
    , diverted roads, uprooted hedges, planted trees and felled them, preserved game and in due season, hunted it.
  • A century ago, more than 200 Siberian cranes were recorded in the jheels and
    marshes
    soilla
    of Uttar Pradesh
    Uttar Pradeshin
    .
  • A former pool had silted up and was turning into a miniature
    reed
    kaislikko-
    marsh
    suoksi
    .
  • You continue on through the meadows of
    Cock
    Cock-
    marsh
    suon
    -- a Site of Special Scientific Interest -- to the banks of the Thames.
  • We followed them through the
    marsh
    suon
    , which smelled of dying plants.
  • These occurred at different times down the whole length of the front, from Haj Omran in the mountains of the north to the
    marshes
    soille
    in the south
    etelän
    .
  • That night El-ahrairah came out of the
    marshes
    suolta
    of Kelfazin
    Kelfazinin
    and went secretly up to the great ditch.
  • The
    marsh
    suo
    has been drained so the water forms a lake with small islands for birds and wildlife.

marshland.n

  • It is just outside this area but it is the home of the Duke of Bedford, whose ancestors put their wealth, or capital, into a vast scheme to drain the
    marshland
    tulvamaan
    of the Fens
    Fenien
    .
  • Others include an excavator for working in
    marshland
    tulvamaalla
    , and a catamaran for excavating river crossings.
  • The
    marshlands
    marskimaan
    too continued to be drained and enclosed.
  • Glanville Jones cites a number of examples where scattered farmsteads existed in extensive temporary grazing in mountains and
    marshland
    tulvamailla
    , and where forest areas were shared between numerous vills.
  • This production is neither send-up nor good, old-fashioned thriller, but a preposterous, flabby compromise occupying a
    marshland
    tulvamaan
    between the two.

mead.n

  • Met we on hill, in dale, forest or
    mead
    niityllä
    ,
  • Not that I disapprove rural Pleasures, as the Poets have painted them; in their Landschape every Phillis has her Coridon, every murmuring Stream, and every flowry
    Mead
    niitty
    gives fresh Alarms to Love.
  • O'er the tall Mountain on the fertile
    Mead
    niityllä
    :

meadowland.n

  • The great area of land south of Lord Burlington Lane, down to the river bank,
    was
    oli
    meadowland
    niittymaata
    with osier beds at the water front.
  • You cross a series of bridges and get into the swampy
    meadowland
    niittymaalle
    known as Arthog Bog.
  • If happiness means ambling through
    meadowland
    niittymaan
    , alpine pastures and forest, then the 90 miles of footpaths here will send you ecstatic.

mire.n

  • Drainage schemes have affected
    valley
    laakson
    mires
    soihin
    and blanket bogs.
  • Having skirted the
    mire
    suota
    itself without success, the search-party fanned out to cover a wider area, calling Horatia's name.
  • You didn't get trapped in the
    mire
    suohon
    ?
  • He said you'd have no idea where to start and, in any event, he had bribed two shepherds to say I'd gone down to
    Foxton
    Foxtonin
    Mire
    suohon
    .
  • She must have galloped through marsh and
    mire
    suon
    for an hour.

moor.n

  • Breeds in
    lowland
    alamaan
    moors
    nummilla
    and marshes.
  • I never want to leave the
    moor
    nummea
    .
  • I cross the
    moor
    nummen
    to Banavie then turn right to Gairlochy along the line of the Caledonian Canal.
  • Cross the
    moor
    nummi
    heading north-west to arrive at the Glen Brittle Hut.
  • Detective Chief Superintendent Wycliffe and his wife, Helen, were to see the spectacle for the first time; they were spending a long weekend with the Ballards, who lived on the
    moor
    nummella
    above the town
    kaupungin yllä
    .
  • It is often cold on the
    moors
    nummilla
    behind Haworth
    Haworthin takana olevilla
    , and the winds blow all winter.
  • One night he was over the
    moors
    nummilla
    around North Stainmore
    Pohjois-Stainmoren
    and had to return home at dead of night.
  • So they walked across the
    moor
    nummen
    .

mudflat.n

  • A similar threat faced Lough Foyle, Londonderry, where the Culmore tip was encroaching on
    mudflats
    rantakaistaleella
    offering a winter home to hundreds of whooper swans migrating from Greenland.
  • How fresh, brackish and seawater bathe the
    mudflats
    rantakaistaleita
    in daily rhythm.
  • By keeping the
    tidal
    vuorovesi-
    mudflats
    rantakaistaleet
    , the conservationists argue, the development will be both more imaginative and environmentally sound.
  • It would cover an area of 23 hectares and provide
    mudflats
    rantakaistaleita
    similar to those which would be permanently covered within the bay area.
  • It is a fundamental principle of the Bill that the impounded lake should permanently cover the existing
    mudflats
    rantakaistaleen
    .
  • Terns, redshanks and sand plovers were also at risk, together with birds accustomed to using the
    coastal
    rannan
    mudflats
    vatteja
    as resting points on seasonal migrations between Siberia and East Africa.

plain.n

  • In groups of 10 to 30 men, on foot or in jeeps, they cross the barren
    plain
    tasangon
    between the frontier and the Tigris
    rajan ja Tigriksen välissä
    , to the Shia cities and the settlements around them.
  • The maria and small
    plains
    tasangot
    in the highlands
    ylämailla
    can readily be seen to postdate the craters on their borders.
  • Every few minutes Jacques Devraux sent his trackers up the taller trees to scan the
    plain
    tasankoa
    on the other side of the river
    toisella puolella jokea
    , but each time they descended shaking their heads.
  • The Moon has no analogue of the
    Mercurian
    Merkuriuksen
    intercrater
    kraatereiden välisille
    plains
    tasangoille
    .
  • Eventually the
    plains
    tasangot
    of the eastern Ukraine
    Itä-Ukrainan
    are reached, and the city of Kharkov.
  • As we were crossing the
    plain
    tasankoa
    of Birzebbugia
    Birzebbugian
    nearing the air station, we were surprised to hear a sharp report.
  • The next day they crossed a relentless
    plain
    tasangon
    of reeds and coarse grass
    kaislikkoja ja karheaa ruohikkoa
    , relieved only by colonies of bustard and the black tents of Kurdish tribesmen.
  • The
    central
    keskeiset
    plains
    tasangot
    of China
    Kiinan
    have been farmed continuously for thousands of years and you begin to wonder how they have stayed fertile.
  • Third, within the territory of the northern Angles a Bernician leadership had reasserted itself and the political centre of gravity shifted northwards away from the
    plain
    tasangon
    of York
    Yorkin
    .
  • The
    coastal
    rannikko-
    plain
    tasanko
    in Sussex
    Sussexissa
    produced a wheat and barley surplus, the Wealden farmers probably grew sufficient for their own needs, whilst concentrating on stock raising.
  • Frequent marine ingressions flooded the low-relief
    plain
    tasangolla
    and left `marine ``shales behind.
  • This mineralizes and fertilizes the
    flood
    tulva-
    plains
    maat
    below, as it slowly and inexorably finds its way to the sea.
  • The
    lowland
    alamaan
    plain
    tasanko
    and Allier valley to the north and south of Clermont-Ferrand are highly productive cereal (especially maize), and vegetable growing areas, in places with livestock.
  • Cenerente is a small village about three miles from Perugia which is silhouetted against the skyline on a hilltop 1000 feet above the
    Tiber
    Tiberin
    plains
    tasankojen
    .
  • After crossing many low hills, we descended into the small land-locked
    plain
    tasangolle
    of Guitron
    Guitronin
    .
  • This should enable computers to give highly detailed information: how many people live within a radius of a certain point, for example, or how many live along
    a river's
    joen
    flood
    tulva-
    plain
    maan
    .
  • I lived on the
    plain
    tasangolla
    .
  • We sat with our backs against the trig point and gazed down like Gods on the
    coastal
    rannikko-
    plain
    tasankoa
    of Thassos
    Thassoksen
    .
  • Similarly, a mother cheetah on the
    African
    Afrikan
    plains
    tasangoilla
    will let its young `play ``with a gazelle.
  • Where the road passed through the
    coastal
    rannikko-
    plains
    tasankojen
    there were farms with cattle grazing on knee-high grass.
  • The Sussex Levels cover a considerable area, of the order of 160 square kilometres, and, except for Pevensey Levels, are associated with the
    flood
    tulva-
    plains
    maiden
    of the main rivers
    tärkeimpien jokien
    .

prairie.n

  • It arrives, theoretically, in Vancouver three days, three hours and five minutes later, having crossed 2,887 miles of pine-wilderness,
    prairie
    preeriaa
    and mountain.
  • Dawn on Day Three and we were crossing the
    prairies
    preerioita
    .
  • Among the great variety of trailers, an enclave of horse-drawn barrel-top wagons formed a circle, like covered wagons on the
    prairie
    preerialla
    awaiting Indian attack.
  • At the Nez Perce camp on
    Weippe
    Weippen
    prairie
    preerialla
    , and later in the Clearwater valley, the expedition met only kindness and help from the Nez Perce.
  • When the troops withdrew in October, the anti-treaty Nez Perce met in council at Tepahlewam (Split Rocks), an age-old meeting place on
    Camas
    Camasin
    Prairie
    preerialla
    .
  • In the
    Canadian
    Kanadan
    prairies
    preerioilla
    and in some parts of Africa the last branch lines constructed in the 1920s were obsolete almost as soon as they were built.

rainforest.n

  • The
    Gombe
    Gomben
    rainforest
    sademetsä
    is not the sort of Eden we might fondly imagine.
  • When this happens, the land is abandoned and yet more
    rainforest
    sademetsää
    is burned.
  • we are lobbying the EC to make sure its aid programmes and industrial activities are not destroying the
    rainforest
    sademetsää
    .
  • Burning tropical
    rainforest
    sademetsän
    produces millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide each year, which contributes to global warming -- the Greenhouse Effect.
  • 500 years ago there were two million indians living in the
    Amazonian
    Amazonin
    rainforests
    sademetsissä
    .
  • Decomposition in the
    rainforest
    sademetsässä
    is quick.
  • Nigeria's
    Nigerian
    rainforests
    sademetsiä
    have been so exploited for logs that the country now imports more hardwood than it exports.
  • Damien Lewis, environmental writer and film-maker, was filming in the
    rainforest
    sademetsässä
    of Cameroon
    Kamerunin
    for four months.

savanna.n

  • Cochrane et al. state that c. 80 per cent of
    tropical America's
    trooppisen Amerikan
    savannas
    savanneista
    are mostly well drained, with the largest single expanse in central Brazil.
  • THE western sky was glowing pink when we spotted him, a tiny shadow trotting across the darkening
    savannah
    savannin
    .
  • Nevertheless, tropical rain forest may be flammable at the edges, so that
    savanna
    savanni
    may spread.
  • But how did such migrants ever learn that there was better weather at the other end of the globe or that hundreds of miles north of the
    African
    Afrikan
    savannahs
    savanneista
    , for a few months, abundant food was to be had.
  • One of these, the Common Zebra, is widely distributed over the
    grassland
    ruohotasangon
    savannah
    savannin
    in eastern and southern Africa
    itäisessä ja eteläisessä Afrikassa
    in different forms, each with a slightly different stripe pattern.
  • Onyeanusi's study involved an assessment of the impact of vehicle tyres on off-road tracks in a specific area of what
    is predominantly
    on lähinnä
    grassland
    ruohotasankoista
    savanna
    savannia
    .
  • Hornbills, too, live in forests, but also in woodland
    savannahs
    savanneilla
    in Asia and Africa
    Aasiassa ja Afrikassa
    .
  • It was a small animal, probably about 1.2 m tall, living in woodland
    savannah
    savannilla
    .
  • In both forest and
    savannah
    savannilla
    large parties with many males develop, especially among ground-dwellers subject to terrestrial predation.
  • By far the largest tree in the
    African
    Afrikan
    savannah
    savannilla
    , baobabs are protected by law in several African countries and are important ecological resources.
  • It seems likely that the two `fingers ``at the tip of the trunk are more useful to a species that lives on
    savanna
    savannilla
    and finds much of its food by grazing.

spinney.n

  • Since then, an incredible 27 lb 9 oz of roach was brought to the scales in an Oxford Open from a peg in
    Northbrook
    Northbrookin
    spinney
    metsikössä
    .
  • The thin
    beech
    pyökki-
    spinney
    metsikkö
    from where the dogs were slipped still stands near the Oxford road.
  • So it was that in the Autumn of 1983, just after we bought this house we decided to plant a small
    spinney
    metsikön
    to hide a development of new houses on our north border.
  • Millions of small birds now sing in the hedges and
    spinneys
    metsiköissä
    .
  • The dragon continued through the
    spinney
    metsikön
    , incinerating every likely-looking bush and clump of ferns.

swampland.n

  • The elevated highways over the
    Louisiana
    Louisianan
    swamplands
    rämeiköissä
    were needle straight, and we started to snap the speed limit, just a little.
  • The squalls were screeching now over their heads, rain curtains hurtling after each other seaward across the
    low
    matalan
    swampland
    rämeikön
    .
  • The Okavango river flows across the desert to form a huge
    swampland
    rämeikön
    , a watery jungle where animals roam; a fascinating, dangerous place.
  • `Not if it landed there! ``replied Brown Owl sharply, and pointed towards the
    swampland
    rämeikköä
    on the other side of the fence
    aidan toisella puolella
    .
  • Many had trekked through
    swamplands
    rämeikön
    to reach the border towns of Akobo, Nasir and Jekou in Sudan's Upper Nile and Jonglei States.

taiga.n

  • Populations were slightly higher in the
    wooded
    metsäisellä
    taiga
    taiga-
    zone further south, where the abundance of game, fowl and fish supplied enough food for denser settlement.
  • It was presumably from present-day Manchuria that the Tungus tribes gradually spread northwards to pervade the
    taiga
    taigan
    as far as the Arctic zone, from the Sea of Okhotsk in the east to the Yenisei in the west.
  • Freshwater lakes in tundra and
    taiga
    taigalla
    ; in winter mainly on estuaries and coastal waters.
  • Coniferous forests in hill districts and in the
    taiga
    taigalla
    , more rarely in mixed or deciduous woods.

thicket.n

  • I can see Eliot pacing under the mighty oaks and pushing his way through
    hazel
    pähkinä-
    thickets
    pensaikkojen
    in a smart suit, a bowler hat, and grey spats.
  • The stones at its margins were bleached like bones and nothing grew at the water's edge except rank
    thickets
    pensaikkoja
    of bamboo
    bambu-
    .
  • The green lawns were bright and cut close, the
    thickets
    pensaikot
    of daffodils had not quite died down along the edges of the drive.
  • The tall
    bamboo
    bambu-
    thickets
    pensaikot
    fringing the narrow river rattled and groaned in the faint breeze as the file of men moved cautiously through the half-light beneath the dense overhead foliage.
  • Without waiting for a response he stepped into the
    thicket
    pensaikkoon
    .
  • Although he had set his loaded rifle at his shoulder in readiness as he entered the
    thicket
    pensaikkoon
    , before he could squeeze the trigger the wounded seladang was upon him.
  • She begins to run along the path, past a stagnant ditch, birch leaves flickering in the yellow light, slowing as she enters a
    fir
    kuusi-
    thicket
    pensaikkoon
    .

tundra.n

  • Man was among the last of a wide range of Eurasian mammals to trek overland through the forests and
    tundra
    tundran
    of Beringia
    Beringian
    , now the Bering Strait region, during the late Pliocene and Pleistocene.
  • Several hours later after flying over what seemed endless tracts of grey-green
    Siberian
    Siperian
    tundra
    tundran
    we descended over the great expanse of the Lena River.
  • This large owl is found right around the Arctic
    tundras
    tundrien
    of the Northern Hemisphere
    pohjoisen pallonpuoliskon
    .
  • Breeds on
    tundra
    tundralla
    and adjacent coasts, also on small islands in Baltic; in winter mainly on rocky and weedy shores, often with Purple Sandpipers (p. 129).
  • Like a mammoth trapped in the
    Siberian
    Siperian
    tundra
    tundralle
    , history has been deep frozen by the Cold War.
  • A few reindeer were grazing on the sparse
    tundra
    tundralla
    .
  • A quite different (but economically interdependent) way of life supported the Chukchis and Koryaks of the interior, who roamed the
    tundra
    tundraa
    with reindeer herds.

veld.n

  • Meerkats, also called Suricates, live in colonies in burrows on the dry sandy
    velds
    ruohoaavikoilla
    of southern Africa
    Etelä-Afrikan
    .
  • The district covered by his law practice ranged `from the
    middle
    keskellä olevalta
    veld
    ruohoaavikolta
    north of the Magaliesberg Mountains
    Magaliesberg-vuorien pohjoispuolella
    to the bank of the Crocodile River bordering Bechuanaland ``.
  • DISAPPOINTMENT swept across the
    southern African
    eteläisen Afrikan
    veld
    ruohoaavikon
    this week when Boy George failed to arrive.
  • ``Unless it rains, I don't believe there are going to be any animals left in the low
    veld
    ruohoaavikolla
    by September, he said.

wold.n

  • The
    wolds
    nummet
    of Lincolnshire
    Lincolnshiren
    are a small surprise.
  • From 1863 onwards he devoted his spare time to opening the barrows with which the
    Yorkshire
    Yorkshiren
    wolds
    nummet
    were strewn, sometimes with his younger brother Robert.
  • That afternoon they both went riding out along the ridge of the
    wold
    nummen
    toward Burythorpe.

woodland.n

  • 13 Explore the
    woodlands
    metsämaita
    at Trowse in Norwich
    Trowsessa, Norwichissa
    .
  • This gift will help finance the Trust's seven-man forestry team in Borrowdale, where the Trust owns some of the most magnificent forests and
    woodlands
    metsämaita
    in Europe
    Euroopassa
    .
  • Mining, new towns and motorways have gradually eaten away at
    woodland
    metsämailla
    in the region
    seudun
    .
  • An 84 acre commercial
    conifer
    havupuu-
    woodland
    korven
    near Exmoor
    lähellä Exmooria
    has been bought by Paul McCartney and given to the League Against Cruel Sports as a sanctuary against hunting.
  • The Mitchells coppice their
    woodland
    metsämaataan
    to earn a living.
  • Below Enniskillen, the lough kept appearing and reappearing, interrupted by
    birch
    koivu-
    woodlands
    metsät
    .
  • We were entering
    woodland
    korpeen
    and, by the twittering and warbling from oak, ash and pine, were going to see more birds.
  • Replanting
    woodland
    metsämaan
    ravaged by storms and disease, coppicing, hedgelaying and pond clearance to maintain a rich variety of wildlife habitat.
  • Purple moor grass, which forms the pale-fawn undercarpet of the scattered
    birch
    koivu-
    woodlands
    metsät
    of such wetlands as the Lancashire mosses and Hatfield Chase
    sellaisten kosteikoiden kuin Lancashiren soiden ja Hatfield Chasen
    was popular for cattle bedding.
  • The road goes on amid scenery of increasing charm along the bonny banks of the loch, which at its head is succeeded by the emerald pastures and rich
    woodlands
    metsämaat
    of Strath More
    Strath Moren
    .
  • THE NATURAL CLIMAX vegetation of Southern Britain is
    deciduous
    lehti-
    woodland
    metsää
    , and as late as 731 A.D. the Venerable Bede described the Wealden Forest as being `thick and impenetrable ``.
  • Since World War 11, over half of
    Britain's
    Britannian
    ancient
    woodland
    metsämaista
    has been destroyed.
  • Swithland Woods
    are ancient
    on ikivanhaa
    deciduous
    lehti-
    woodlands
    metsää
    , and with Bradgate Park are administered by Trustees with financial help from the County and Leicester City Councils.
  • Tree saplings (over 1 metre in height) are absent from 80%, by area, of the 5,400 hectares of broadleaved
    woodland
    metsämaista
    in the Snowdonia National Park
    Snowdonian kansallispuistossa
    , virtually all of which is LFA.
  • Of course, each of these landscapes of tundra, pine woodland and
    deciduous
    lehti-
    woodland
    metsämaan
    was occupied by various types of animals, which in their turn were hunted by man.
  • Oak
    Tammi-
    woodland
    metsämaa
    covers the next stretch of hillside on the right and leads on to the Forestry Commission conifer forest.
  • A landscape of open moorland, for example, will revert to
    scrub
    pensaikko-
    woodland
    metsämaaksi
    in a short time if grazing and heather burning are restricted.
  • It is bordered by native hedges and
    woodland
    metsämaa
    .
  • THE body of a 67-year-old man missing for nine months has been found in
    woodland
    metsämaalta
    at Maesnewydd Farm, Talybont, near Aberystwyth
    Maesnewyddin maatilalta Talybontista, läheltä Aberystwythiä
    .
  • The macro- and microflora from Upper Permian deposits in southern Africa are dominated by Glossopteris, which formed monospecific forests or
    woodlands
    metsämaita
    along river banks and on elevated grounds
    joenrantojen varteen ja korkeille maille
    .
  • Nearing the head of the loch, the road goes through the
    woodlands
    metsämaiden
    of the Beinn Eighe Nature Reserve
    Beinn Eighen luonnonsuojelualueen
    and trails are available for the public up the mountainside.
  • A new authority's been set up to protect and manage
    the region's
    seudun
    woodland
    metsämaata
    .
  • Little winding paths run through
    woodland
    metsämaan
    and across sheep-grazed award.
  • It is unlikely that any of the
    Sussex
    Sussexin
    woodlands
    metsämaasta
    remain in a natural state, although some areas may have a continuously wooded history.
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