Easing to the edge of the swamp cooler, she eyed the distance and drew a deep breath.
The site of the town, formerly a swamp, has been thoroughly drained.
South of the lake is a wide plain, traversed by the Semliki river, which enters the Nyanza through a swamp of tall weeds, chiefly ambach and papyrus.
Deidre ran and ducked behind a massive swamp cooler.
"The hollow is impassable--there's a swamp there," said the esaul.
Many of the swamp sort are dyed to imitate skunk and look well.
This fringe of wooded swamp and sea marsh is generally 20 to 30, but in places even 50 and 60 m.
Much of the river swamp region is covered with cypress trees festooned with Spanish moss.
Large areas of forest or swamp were reclaimed for agriculture; the great Silesian industries of mining and weaving were called into existence, and Breslau grew to be a leading centre of exchange for the wares of East and West.
It is in and along the borders of this coast swamp region that most of the rice and much of the sugar cane 1 A sixth, less characteristic, might be included, viz.
The state and the national government co-operate in the construction and maintenance of this system, but the Federal government did not give material aid (the only exception being the grant of swamp lands in 1850) until the exceptionally disastrous flood in 1882.
Most of the swamp fringe is reclaimable.
The Pleistocene swamp deposits are rich in the bones of the moa and other gigantic extinct birds, which lived on until they were exterminated by the Maori.
They may be divided into three classes: the pine lands, which often have a surface of dark vegetable mould, under which is a sandy loam resting on a substratum of clay, marl or limestone - areas of such soil are found throughout the state; the " hammocks," which have soil of similar ingredients and are interspersed with the pine lands - large areas of this soil occur in Levy, Alachua, Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Gadsden, Leon, Madison, Jefferson and Jackson counties; and the alluvial swamp lands, chiefly in E.
NORFOLK, a city and port of entry of Norfolk county, Virginia, U.S.A., on the northern side of the Elizabeth river (an arm of the Chesapeake Bay) and at the mouth of its eastern branch, and on the Albemarle and Chesapeake and the Dismal Swamp canals, about 90 m.
A favourite haunt used to be the swamp of Azufghur, lying among the sal-forests to the northward of Meerut.
Hence at a short distance from the river the flood plain is often swampy, unless its surface is there aggraded by the tributary streams: for this reason Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi rank next after Florida in swamp area.
and generally those on the Florida frontier are not suitable for cultivation, on account of the numerous marshes and swamps, Okefinokee Swamp being 45 m.
Traces remain of paved roads both within the agora and leading out of it; but the whole site is now a deserted and feverish swamp. The site is interesting for comparison with Megalopolis; the nature of its plan seems to imply that its main features must survive from the earlier "synoecism" a century before the time of Epaminondas.
The deposit of rock salt on Petite Anse Island, in the coast swamp region, has been extensively worked since its discovery during the Civil War.
The Paspalum orbiculare is the large swamp grass with which the natives covered their houses.
We read that the traveller asked the boy if the swamp before him had a hard bottom.
A thoroughly French town, it dates from 1835, when General Drouet d'Erlon established there an entrenched camp on a hillock in the midst of a pestilential swamp. Soon afterwards Marshal Clausel began to build a regular city, which was at first called Medina Clausel in his honour.
The city lies on the west side of the low island of Manzanillo, is bordered on the landward sides by swamp, and consists mainly of unimposing frame houses and small shops.
Within the state there are many swamps, the largest of which are the Big Cypress Swamp in the S.
In Kent county there are more than 60,000 acres of tidal marshland, some of which has been reclaimed by means of dykes; Cypress Swamp in the extreme S.
above sea-level, is surrounded by mountains, and has large areas of water, swamp and wet soil in its vicinity.
On June 30 Jackson got into action with Whiting's division at White Oak Swamp, while Longstreet encountered the Federals at Frazier's Farm (or Glendale).
In 1699 Batavia was visited by a terrible earthquake, and the streams were choked by the mud from the volcano of Gunong Salak; they overflowed the surrounding country and made it a swamp, by which the climate was so affected that the city became notorious for its unhealthiness, and was in great danger of being altogether abandoned.
She pressed herself against the warm, humming swamp cooler and turned a corner, only to come face to face with Gabriel again.
That officer, crossing a swamp supposed to be impassable, attacked the rebel stockade at Kabagambi, and carried it with great gallantry.
Dismal Swamp, on the border of North Carolina and Virginia, is the largest example.
The "deciduous cypress," "swamp cypress" or "bald cypress," Taxodium distichum, is another member of the order Coniferae (tribe Taxodineae), a native of the southern United.
The Isle of Pines in its northern part is hilly and wooded; in its southern part, very low, level and rather barren; a tidal swamp almost cuts the island in two.
In its upper and in its lower course the river flows either through high alluvial plains, in which it has scored a deep channel, or across swamp land.
The dense population was due to the elaborate irrigation of the Babylonian plain which had originally reclaimed it from a pestiferous and uninhabitable swamp and had made it the most fertile country in the world.
Colonel Miles concluded, from his enquiries, that the low salt swamp, extending inland for some distance from Khor ed Duwan, in the bay east of El Katr, was the outlet of an extensive drainage system which may well be continuous with the W.
to swamp the liberal majority in the upper house by the nomination of twenty-seven new peers; he availed himself of the temporary popularity of the monarchy after the Spanish campaign to summon a new Chamber of Deputies.
Projecting into these sounds and between the estuaries of rivers flowing into them are extensive tracts of swamp land - the best known of these is Dismal Swamp, which lies mostly in Virginia and is about 3 o m.
to a sea of swamps, forming in fact part of the huge swamp region of the Nile (q.v.).
He was, however, disappointed in this, as after descending the course of the Macquarie below Mount Harris, he found that the river ended in an immense swamp overgrown with reeds.
The school revenues are derived from the sale and rental of public lands granted by Congress, and of the salt and swamp lands devoted by the state to such purposes, from a uniform levy of one mill on each dollar of taxable property in the state, from local levies (averaging 7.2 mills in township districts and 10.07 mills in separate districts in 1908), from certain fines and licences, and from tuition fees paid by non-resident pupils.
Where now firm open fields stretch from the village to the woods, it then ran through a maple swamp on a foundation of logs, the remnants of which, doubtless, still underlie the present dusty highway, from the Stratton, now the Alms-House Farm, to Brister's Hill.
The Biblical Commission, soon enlarged so as to swamp the original critical members, and which had become the simple mouthpiece of its presiding cardinals, issued two decrees.
The sorts used for carriage aprons, coat linings and the outside of motor coats include: blue kangaroo, bush kangaroo, bridled kangaroo, wallaroo, yellow kangaroo, rock wallaby, swamp wallaby and short-tailed wallaby.
Below the Shatt-el-Hai the country on both sides of the river is practically a swamp, except where the palm groves have formed land.
The commission reported favourably, selecting as a site Blair's original Port Cornwallis, but pointing out and avoiding the vicinity of a salt swamp which seemed to have been pernicious to the old colony.
For some time sickness and mortality were excessively large, but the reclamation of swamp and clearance of jungle on an extensive scale by Colonel Henry Man when in charge (1868-1870), had a most beneficial effect, and the health of the settlement has since been notable.
The last scene of all is a vast amphibious wilderness of swamp and forest, amid whose solitudes their network of channels insensibly merges into the sea.
Without entering the lake the Chambezi mingles its waters in the swamp with those of the Luapula.
The great lakes of Central Africa, Victoria and Albert Nyanza, and the vast swamp tract of the Sudan, do for the Nile on a gigantic scale what Lakes Maggiore and Como do for the rivers Ticino and Adda.
swamp stonecrop are also significant threats.
The Zapata Swamp near Cienfuegos is 600 sq.
There are also swamp varieties of marsh marigold, swamp fern, and Canadian burnet.
There are other exciting features of the Steinhart Aquarium - be sure to check out the alligator swamp and feeding time at the penguin colony.
Their goal is to rescue a Gulo baby that got caught by the swamp vulture.
The group's 1994 Swamp Ophelia also went platinum.
South Louisiana is home to four distinctly regional music genres: Cajun, Creole, Zydeco and Swamp Blues.
Swamp blues, a blues subgenre, is sparser than traditional blues and incorporates elements of funk.
The show has filmed all over the world, from a river in Zambia to a swamp in Louisiana to the Highlands in Scotland.
in height; these were built and are maintained by the state in part from a special tax on the land and in part from the sale of swamp lands of the United States (under an act of 1850).
There are numerous other and smaller parks, of which the chief are Wentworth Park laid out on the site of Blackwattle Swamp, Prince Alfred Park, Belmore Park and Victoria Park adjoining the university grounds.
But mixed with the oak and chestnut or higher up are considerable hickory, birch and maple; farther up the mountain sides are some hemlock and white pine; and on the swamp lands of the Coastal Plain are much cypress and some cedar, and on the Coastal Plain south of the Neuse there is much long-leaf pine from which resin is obtained.
So will you, trying to mush through the state's bureaucratic swamp.
time of oppression and cruelty, and of war and devastation, during which the country remained chiefly swamp and tangled woodland, with little communication save up and down the rivers and along the old Roman roads.
Some are dark brown as in the swamp, which being strong are suitable for motor coats.
Truck-gardening is an important industry of the township. In the Pequot Swamp within the present Fairfield a force of Pequot Indians was badly defeated in 1637 by some whites, among whom was Roger Ludlow, who, attracted by the country, founded the settlement in 1639 and gave it its present name in 1645.
1749), a school teacher from Worms, although not ordained, preached after 1725 to congregations at Falckner's Swamp, Skippack, and White Marsh, Pennsylvania, and in 1729 he was ordained by Dutch Reformed ministers in New York.
in tropical or subtropical countries for their grain or as fodder grasses, or both, each variety of soil, from swamp to desert, having its characteristic forms.
The largest of these islands, Kirui (Chiru), lies on the east side of the lake close to the swamp. Kisi (Chishi) is a small island occupying a central position just south of 11° S., and Mbawali, 20 m.
South of Bangweulu the swamp extends to 12° 10' S.
Into this swamp on its east side flows the Chambezi, the most remote head stream of the Congo.
The Luapula flows south through the swamp some 50 m.
The flood waters of the Chambezi and other streams, which deposit large quantities of alluvium, are gradually solidifying the swamp, while the Luapula is believed to be, though very slowly, draining Bangweulu.
In Perry Street, mounted on a granite pedestal, is the "Swamp Angel," the great gun used by Federal troops in the marshes near Charleston, South Carolina, during their attack on that city in August 1863.
by wood and swamp, and after Easter he.
North-west is the Store Vildmose, a swamp where the mirage is seen in summer.
The southern coast is occupied by the delta of the Oxus (Phan, Amu-darya), one of the arms of which, the Laudan, forms a swamp, 80 m.
Swamp deer, pheasants, and occasionally tigers are found in it.
Next in size is the swamp deer or bara-singha, signifying " twelve points " (C. duvauceli), which is common in Lower Bengal and Assam.
constructed an artificial channel to New Madrid across the peninsula (swamp land) formed by a great loop of the Mississippi; troops were conveyed by transports through this channel below the island, Federal batteries having been established on the right bank of the river; the retreat of the Confederates down stream was effectually blocked; they evacuated the island on April 7th, and on the 8th the garrison and the forces stationed in the shore batteries, a total of about 7000, under General W.
The valley region embraces the bottom-lands along the Mississippi, and up the Arkansas as far as Pine Bluff, and the cypress swamp country of the St Francis.
On the Coastal Plain the cypress grows in the Dismal Swamp, river birch along the streams, and sweet gum and black gum in swampy woods.
Marshy soils are found along the lowest portions of the Coastal Plain, and are exceedingly productive wherever reclaimed by draining, as in portions of the Dismal Swamp. Other portions of the Coastal Plain afford more valuable soils, sandy loams overlying sandy clays.
From the Elizabeth river on which Norfolk is situated lead the Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal and the Dismal Swamp Canal, which connect with the waters of Albemarle Sound.
The genuine Isopoda are divided among the Flabellifera, in which the terminal segment and uropods form a flabellum or swimming fan; the Epicaridea, parasitic on Crustaceans; the Valvifera, in which the uropods fold valve-like over the branchial pleopods; the Asellota, in which the first pair of pleopods of the female are usually transformed into a single opercular plate; the Phreatoicidea, a fresh-water tribe, known as yet only from subterranean waters in New Zealand and an Australian swamp nearly 6000 ft.
The formation of clans and tribes, the transitions from the hunting to the pastoral life, and from the pastoral to the agricultural - the struggle with forest and swamp, the clearings for settlement, the protection of the dwelling-place, the safety of flocks and herds, the production of corn, - the migration of peoples, the founding of colonies, the processes of conquest, fusion, and political union - have all reacted on the elaboration of the higher polytheisms, before bards and poets, priesthoods and theological speculators, began to systematize and regulate the relations of the gods.
The site was covered by pine trees, which were much used for ship-building, and for this reason it was known as Mast Swamp. In 1751 a mill was erected, but there were few, if any, residences until 1800.
Its outlet is through the Lacahahuira river into the Coipasa swamp, and it is estimated that the outflow is much less than the inflow, showing a considerable loss by evaporation and earth absorption.
Up to this time the Territory had still remained for the most part a wilderness in which the fur trade reaped the largest profits, its few small settlements being confined to the borders; and the inaccurate reports of the surveyors sent out by the national government described the interior as a vast swamp with only here and there a little land fit for cultivation.
The nucleus of the city occupies an island formed by the North and South Channels, two arms of the river Lee, and in former times no doubt merited its name, which signifies a swamp. In the beginning of the 18th century, indeed, this island was broken up into many parts connected by drawbridges, by numerous small channels navigable at high tide.
Until far on in the 18th century the malarial jungle and paddy fields closely hemmed in the European mansions; the vast plain (maiddn), now covered with gardens and promenades, was then a swamp during three months of each year; the spacious quadrangle known as Wellington Square was built upon a filthy creek.
In addition to the stretches of marsh along the coast, the eastward-flowing rivers of the Coastal Plain are fringed with large areas of swamp land, some of which is well forested.
In years of exceptional flood the Seistan lakes spread southwards into an overflow channel called the Shelag which, running parallel to the northern course of the Helmund in the opposite direction, finally loses its waters in the Gaod-i-Zirreh swamp, which thus becomes the final bourne of the river.
Leersia is a genus of swamp grasses, one of which L.
His brother, Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg (1750-1801), became his father's assistant in Philadelphia in 1770; was pastor of the Christ (or Swamp) German Lutheran Church of New York City from 1773 to 1776; and in1777-1779was assistant to his father at New Hanover.
In the swamp cypress (Taxodium distichum) the tree assumes a rich brown colour in the autumn, and sheds its leaves together with the branchlets which bear them; deciduous branches occur also in some other species, e.g.
In the Mediterranean region occur Cupressus sempervirens, Pinus Pinea (stone pine), species of juniper, Cedrus atlantica, C. Libani, Callitris quadrivalvis, Pinus montana, &c. Several conifers of economic importance are abundant on the Atlantic side of North America - Juniperus virginiana (red cedar, used in the manufacture of lead pencils, and extending as far south as Florida), Taxodium distichum (swamp cypress), Pinus rigida (pitch pine), P. mitis (yellow pine), P. taeda,P. palustris, &c. On the west side of the American continent conifers play a still more striking role; among them are Chamaecyparis nutkaensis, Picea sitchensis, Libocedrus decurrens, Pseudotsuga Douglasii (Douglas fir), Sequoia sempervirens, S.
Besides the Moldavian and Servian breeds, thousands of so-called " swamp hogs " run wild among the marshes and on the islands of the Danube.
A settlement was made here in 1681, and for a time the place was known as Prigmore's Swamp; later, after John Inian had established a ferry across the river, it was called Inian's Ferry; the present name was adopted in honour of the house of Brunswick.
enters Victoria Nyanza in a wide swamp at its N.W.
The more characteristic and useful birds include many species of the sparrow, such as the song, swamp, Lincoln's chipping and field sparrow; the bank, barn, cliff, white-bellied and rough-winged swallow, as well as the purple martin and the chimney swift; ten or more species of fly-catchers, including the least, arcadian, phoebe, wood pewee, olive-sided and king bird; about ten species of woodpeckers, of which the more common are the downy, hairy, yellowbellied and golden-winged (flicker); about thirty species of warblers, including the parula, cerulean, Blackburnian, prothonotary, yellow Nashville, red-start, worm-eating and chestnut-sided; and four or five species of vireos.
The state normal schools are supported largely from the interest ($89,137 in 1908) of a fund ($1,957,230 in 1908) created in 1865 from the sale of swamp and overflowed lands, and from an annual state tax ($230,000 in 008).
The coast is low, intersected by creeks, and forms one huge mangrove swamp; on the rising ground inland are dense forests in which the cotton and mahogany trees are conspicuous.
In the United States the turpentineyielding pines are the swamp pine, P. australis, and the loblolly, P. Taeda, both inhabiting North and South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
American rosin is obtained from the turpentine of the swamp pine, Pinus australis, and of the loblolly pine, P. Taeda.
1 By degrees, however, the manifold advantages as a port of trade possessed by Shanghai attracted merchants of all nationalities; and from the banks of the Hwang-p'u arose handsome dwellinghouses, which have converted a reed-covered swamp into one of the finest cities in the East.
from the old town, leaving an evil-smelling swamp around the ancient wharves.
At a very early period it would appear to have been covered with forest; but this having been in great measure destroyed, it became in great part a swamp. In 1627 King Charles I., who was lord of the island, entered into a contract with Cornelius Vermuyden, a Dutchman, for reclaiming the meres and marshes, and rendering them fit for tillage.
In the coast regions the typical tree is the mangrove, which flourishes wherever the soil is of a swamp character.
In the swamp regions of north-east Africa the papyrus and associated plants, including the soft-wooded ambach, flourish in immense quantities - and little else is found in the way of vegetation.
The most remarkable geographical feature of Seistan generally, in the modern acceptation of the term, is the Hamun, which stretches far and wide on the north, west and south, but is for a great part of the year dry or a mere swamp. It is a curious feature in the physical conformation of northern and western Afghanistan that none of the rivers flow to the sea, but that the Helmund and all the other rivers of western Afghanistan empty themselves into these lagoons, which spread over thousands of square miles.
This great salt swamp is about 1000 ft.
The third estate of the commons secured 184 representatives, who were sufficient to swamp the nobles and the clergy.
He died from swamp fever on the 22nd of August 1607.
In the swamp district and throughout the Bahr-el-Ghazal heavy rains (40 in.
(See also § Agriculture, and, for the vegetation of the swamp region, Nile.) Fauna.
The hippopotamus and crocodile abound in the swamp regions, which also shelter many kinds of water-fowl.
The great Mashkel swamp and the Kharan desert to the east of it, mark the flat phase of southern Baluchistan topography.
It is geologically part of an ancient inland lake or sea which included the present swamp regions of the Helmund, but not the central depression of the Lora.
They are situated in a swamp near the coast village of Chieri, and comprise two basins, with alternate layers of water and bitumen, the lower sheet of water apparently communicating with the sea.
Until 1874, when the existing municipality was constituted, the administration was in the hands of the local government, which devoted itself to raising the centre of the town above the river level, providing land fit for building purposes from the original swamp, which was flooded at spring-tides, and making roads, bridges, culverts and surface drains.
In general, the plain rises above the lake in a series of bold bluffs, a wide margin of swamp separating them from the water.
The trench between them is partly occupied by the vast swamp of Lake Opa.
Lucy's pasta dish came without any pasta, but with rice, and my swamp crabs were positively anorexic.
explore the borderland between civilization and untamed, wild swamp?
Here, the edge of the lough is fringed by stands of great fen-sedge along with other commoner swamp types.
At least the theological controversy doesn't swamp the fun.
The swamp at the back of the temple seems to have some roughly made pens in the water in which there are baby crocodiles.
A similar opinion was offered concerning the use of swamp for rice cultivation.
The alluvial flood plains in the Gulf region and the south east suited pines and swamp cypress.
Between the beaches and Lake St. Lucia are some of the world's highest vegetated dunes as well as swamp and sand forest.
extraneous influence which might swamp a more fine grained analysis.
Killough Bay and Strand Lough ASSI is coastal site with linked tidal lough, swamp, fen and wet meadows.
The open waters hold a range of aquatic plant species, with emergent swamp around the margins, backed by a species- rich fen.
He was actively involved in the running of the colony but died of swamp fever later the same year.
These craft have more freeboard than racing hovercraft and are less likely to swamp.
Nariva, the largest freshwater swamp in Trinidad, also has an excellent mangrove area.
The redcoats were cut down and their bodies fell into the dismal swamp on either side of the narrow gangplank.
In the stuff swamp, this is akin to finding a hillock and staying there.
hillocks in the stuff swamp.
The open waters of the lough hold a range of aquatic plants, whilst a variable swamp fringe can be found surrounding the lough.
Dinner began with Shimoni oysters, served raw with lemon, followed by a vast crab, recently wrestled from a nearby mangrove swamp.
Abbie had a school trip today, including a swamp walk which, along with roasting marshmallows, made it a great day out.
One was the great fire on shore, by which the defeated pirates lay carousing in the swamp.
One is a blood-splattered redneck who collects roadkill, dumping the bodies of dead deer into a fetid carcass swamp.
This valley contains some swamp areas and there is a long ridgeline on the north portion of the valley.
Steady progress was made until we reached the first accessible swamp where we stopped to admire a Black-winged stilt.
Less well-known species such as Australian swamp stonecrop are also significant threats.
swamp cypress) are part of the earliest plantings.
swamp vegetation which is permanently, seasonally or periodically waterlogged.
swamp fever later the same year.
swamp forest to the river.
swamp deer, and river dolphins galore.
swamp vegetation is dominated by Common Reed (Phragmites australis ).
swamp forest and marshes had just become flooded.
Left unchecked it will completely swamp the lower slopes.
The alluvial plain in the park comprises of lowland alluvial forest, tropical heath forest, peat swamp and riparian forest.
swatting mosquitoes, we need to drain the swamp... Greater London is now even Greater.
vegetated dunes as well as swamp and sand forest.
Fen, marsh and swamp vegetation which is permanently, seasonally or periodically waterlogged.
warblee on the felucca are woken in the middle of the night by a strange warbling screeching sound echoing out of the swamp.
willow carr includes many of the species from the swamp.
In 1856 she published Dred; a Tale of the Dismal Swamp, in which she threw the weight of her argument on the deterioration of a society resting on a slave basis.
aces plants of the reed swamp, and includes such trees as the alder Ilnus rotundifolia), willows (e.g., Salix alba, S.
Hemi-hydrophytes (swamp plants, marsh plants, &c.).Plants riose vegetative organs are partly submerged and partly aerial; lucheria terrestris, Philonotis fontana, Sca pan-ia undulata, Maria spp., Salvinia ivatans, Azolla spp., Equisetum limosum, Typha rgustifolia, Phragmites communis, Scirpus lacustris, Nymphaea tea, Oenanthe fistulosa, Bidens cernua.
Aquatic plants with erect leaves or stems (reed swamp plants):
construction of canals and the drainage of swamp lands also contribute to the protection of the state.
The Gazette litteraire (1764-1766), which had Voltaire, Diderot and SaintLambert among its editors, was intended to swamp the small fry by criticism; the Journal des dames (1759-1778) was of a light magazine class; and the Journal de monsieur (1776-1783) had three phases of existence, and died after extending to thirty volumes.
It is served by the Norfolk & Southern, and the Suffolk & Carolina railways, and is on the Dismal Swamp and Albemarle & Chesapeake canals.
The largest of these islands, Kirui (Chiru), lies on the east side of the lake close to the swamp. Kisi (Chishi) is a small island occupying a central position just south of 11Ã‚° S., and Mbawali, 20 m.
South of Bangweulu the swamp extends to 12Ã‚° 10' S.
In the S.E., where the low, flat Coastal Plain is poorly drained, is the Great Dismal Swamp, a fresh-water marsh covering 700 sq.
Eight Taxodium distichum, ( swamp cypress) are part of the earliest plantings.
Fen, marsh and swamp Vegetation which is permanently, seasonally or periodically waterlogged.
Late morning went back to the lodge and did the trail from the road through swamp forest to the river.
The Terai Arc is a corridor of biodiversity teeming with Asian elephants, swamp deer, and river dolphins galore.
Pools and drains support a variable open water flora and the swamp vegetation is dominated by Common Reed (Phragmites australis).
When I arrived in December, the rainy season was well under way and the swamp forest and marshes had just become flooded.
There is no point swatting mosquitoes, we need to drain the swamp... Greater London is now even Greater.
Between the beaches and Lake St Lucia are some of the world 's highest vegetated dunes as well as swamp and sand forest.
Those on the felucca are woken in the middle of the night by a strange warbling screeching sound echoing out of the swamp.
The ground flora of the willow carr includes many of the species from the swamp.
C. aquatica (Water Hickory), a swamp tree sometimes nearly 100 feet high in wet woods and swamps from Virginia south and westwards.
A. incarnata (the Swamp Milk-weed) is a good waterside plant with rose-purple flowers.
Swamp Honeysuckle (Azalea) - Beautiful upland and bog shrubs from N.
Only the bald cypress is as well-adapted to swamp conditions as the tupelo.
A swamp tupelo can grow from 50 to 100 feet tall.
Other swamp tupelos are also valued for honey production, and honey from their nectar is sometimes sold as tupelo honey.
Volcano, Treehouse, Training, Swamp, Steam, Regulator, Rebellion, Pier, Fort, Factory, Dam, Catacombs, Carrier, Bunker, Boat Archive, Research, and River.
Swamp Kart Speedway can be found on the Game Boy Advance, Shrek Kart is on the iPhone OS (via the App Store), and Shrek Smash n' Crash Racing was released on the GameCube, PS2, PSP, Nintendo DS, and Game Boy Advance.
From the plunging Cliffs of Insanity to the rodent-infested Fire Swamp and the Pit of Despair, the satirically named locations visited by the characters deliver all the danger and desperation one can ask for.
They escape to the swamp, where the girls face promptly melts away.
adjoining the Everglades on the W., and Okefinokee Swamp, extending from Georgia into the N.E.
From the Khingan ranges to the Pacific, south of the Amur, stretch the rich districts of Manchuria, a province which connects Russia with the Korea by a series of valleys formed by the Sungari and its affluents - a land of hill and plain, forest and swamp, possessing a delightful climate, and vast undeveloped agricultural resources.
Large areas of swamp lands in the central and north central parts of the state once counted non-arable have been drained and reclaimed.
The surrounding country is mostly deep swamp and the station is most unhealthy; mosquitoes are present in millions.
The valley about Herat includes a flat alluvial plain which might, for some miles on any side except the north, be speedily reduced to an impassable swamp by means of flood-water from the surrounding canals.
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