The forest contains valuable sylvan products, and there are great possibilities for the cultivation of rubber.
The Tiergarten, the beautiful west-end park with its thickets of dense undergrowth and winding lanes and lakes has lost somewhat of its sylvan character owing to building encroachments on the north side and the laying out of new rides and drives.
The two branches of the Tyne join at Warden, a little above the town of Hexham, with its great abbey, and the united stream continues past Corbridge, where a Roman road crossed it, in a beautiful sylvan valley.
The province is rich in agricultural and sylvan products.
It is to them rather than to the sylvan scenes of the Ardennes that travellers and tourists flock.
There are several interesting limestone caverns, and Sylvan Lake, in the high mountain district, is an important resort.
The hills which form its shores are so steep, and the woods on them were then so high, that, as you looked down from the west end, it had the appearance of an amphitheatre for some land of sylvan spectacle.
Bouillon is the only town on its banks, and since it is not navigable it has escaped the contamination of manufacturing life; its valley remains an ideal specimen of sylvan scenery and medieval tranquillity.
Sylvan shale (lower part) 250 ft.
Sylvan shale (upper part) 50 100