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  • A grassy road between banks io to 12 ft.

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  • A grassy road between banks io to 12 ft.

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  • A set of boy-warriors were practicing with grey swords in the grassy courtyard.

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  • Moonlight spilled over triangular roofs into grassy front yards.

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  • Lastly we have the white - Burchell's, or square-mouthedrhinoceros (Rhinoceros (Diceros) simus), the largest of the five, and differing from the other species in having a square truncated upper lip. In conformity with the structure of the mouth, this species lives entirely by browsing on grass, and is therefore more partial to open countries or districts where there are broad grassy valleys between the tracts of bush.

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  • Wide grassy steppes lead to the organization of the people as nomads whose wealth consists in flocks and herds, and their dwellings are tents.

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  • He passed the Reynolds range and Lake Amadeus in that direction, but was compelled to turn south, where he found a tract of well-watered grassy land.

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  • The city is built on an open grassy plain (cameo) little above the level of the lake (28 ft.

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  • They really consist of a forest-clad and grassy tableland, with summits rising about 8000 ft.; the Anaimudi mountain, which is the highest in southern India, having an altitude of 8850 ft.

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  • is drained by tributaries of the Missouri, mostly short streams taking their rise from numerous rivulets, flowing quite rapidly over muddy beds through much of their courses, and in the bluff belt along the Missouri having steep but grassy banks 200 ft.

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  • None of the sierras or mountains in Uruguay exceeds (or perhaps even attains) a height of 2000 ft.; but, contrasting in their tawny colour with the grassy undulating plains, they loom high and are often picturesque.

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  • Keaton pulled the car off the road into a grassy parking area beside the creek and shut off the engine.

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  • Keaton pulled the car off the road into a grassy parking area beside the creek and shut off the engine.

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  • Occupying 135 degrees of latitude, living on the shores of frozen or of tropical waters; at altitudes varying from sea-level to several thousands of feet; in forests, grassy prairies or deserts; here starved, there in plenty; with a night here of six months' duration, there twelve hours long; here among health-giving winds, and there cursed with malaria - this brown man became, in different culture provinces, brunette or black, tall or short, long-headed or short-headed, and developed on his own hemisphere variations from an average type.

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  • The hills rise rapidly on each side, sometimes in grassy slopes, sometimes in rocky bosses and precipitous cliffs, while the bottom is occupied by a lake.

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  • All these are grassy and the Chathams are inhabited by sheep-farming colonists.

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  • All these are grassy and the Chathams are inhabited by sheep-farming colonists.

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  • Many - like the common "solitary" bees Halictus and Andrena - burrow in the ground; the holes of species of Andrena are commonly seen in springtime opening on sandy banks, grassy lawns or gravel paths.

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  • laricifolia are tufted, with grassy foliage and white flowers, while A.

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  • Nineteen-twentieths of the colonists, however, live east of the dividing range, for to that side settlement was attracted by the open, grassy character of the country.

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  • Outside, on the north-east, is the grassy hollow of a tiny amphitheatre; on the west a line of earthworks runs in wider circuit than the walls.

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  • The kangaroo (Macro pus) lives in droves in the open grassy plains.

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  • (4) The grassy steppes or prairies where the rainfall is diminished and temperatures are extreme, and grass is the prevailing form of vegetation.

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  • They occur up mountain slopes as far as vegetation extends, in tropical valleys and forests, in open grassy plains, in sandy deserts, and even in fresh-water ponds and between tide-marks on the seashore.

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  • Asphodelus (asphodel) is a Mediterranean genus; Simethis, a slender herb with grassy radical leaves, is a native of west and southern Europe extending into south Ireland.

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  • Asphodelus (asphodel) is a Mediterranean genus; Simethis, a slender herb with grassy radical leaves, is a native of west and southern Europe extending into south Ireland.

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  • the slopes of the mountain are cultivated; a grassy moorland stretches up the next 2500 ft.; then follows a forest, the upper edge of which climbs to an altitude of nearly 8000 ft., and finally there is a wide area of ashes and scoriae.

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  • Along the western side of northern Anti-Lebanon stretches the Khasha'a, a rough red region lined with juniper trees, a succession of the hardest limestone crests and ridges, bristling with bare rock and crag that shelter tufts of vegetation, and are divided by a succession of grassy ravines.

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  • Having received all its important tributaries, the Dnieper is here a broad (400 to 580 yds.) and navigable stream; but as it approaches the town it divides into two arms and forms a low grassy island of considerable extent called Tukhanov.

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  • But the country sloping to the Paraguay, and comprising the greater part of the settled districts, is, in keeping with its proximity to the vast plains of Argentina, grassy and open, though the hills are usually covered with forest and clumps of trees are frequent in the lowlands.

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  • Along the western side of northern Anti-Lebanon stretches the Khasha'a, a rough red region lined with juniper trees, a succession of the hardest limestone crests and ridges, bristling with bare rock and crag that shelter tufts of vegetation, and are divided by a succession of grassy ravines.

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  • of France, in order to destroy its immense reputation for inaccessibility - in 1555 Conrad Gesner did not climb Pilatus proper, but only the grassy mound of the Gnepfstein, the lowest and the most westerly of the seven summits.

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  • of France, in order to destroy its immense reputation for inaccessibility - in 1555 Conrad Gesner did not climb Pilatus proper, but only the grassy mound of the Gnepfstein, the lowest and the most westerly of the seven summits.

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  • The remainder of the great Argentine plain is the treeless, grassy pampa (Quichua for " level spaces "), apparently a dead level, but in reality rising gradually from the Atlantic westward toward the Andes.

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  • Where the marsh is open and grassy, flooded only at high tides or in rainy seasons, and the ground firm enough to bear cattle, it is used as range.

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  • Mexico has suffered much from the reckless destruction of her forests, not only for industrial purposes but through the careless burning of grassy areas.

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  • In the intermediate section of the plains, between latitudes 44 and 42, including southern South Dakota and northern Nebraska, the erosion of certain large districts is peculiarly elaborate, giving rise to a minutely dissected form, known as bad lands, with a relief of a few hundred feet, This is due to several causes: first, the dry climate, which prevents the growth of a grassy turf; next, the fine texture of the Tertiary strata in the had land districts; and consequently the success with which every little nIl, at times of rain, carves its own little valley.

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  • In the intermediate section of the plains, between latitudes 44 and 42, including southern South Dakota and northern Nebraska, the erosion of certain large districts is peculiarly elaborate, giving rise to a minutely dissected form, known as bad lands, with a relief of a few hundred feet, This is due to several causes: first, the dry climate, which prevents the growth of a grassy turf; next, the fine texture of the Tertiary strata in the had land districts; and consequently the success with which every little nIl, at times of rain, carves its own little valley.

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  • They are extensive grassy plains, the lowest being the bed of an ancient inland lake about which is a broad terrace (mesa), the talus perhaps of the ancient encircling highlands.

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  • They are extensive grassy plains, the lowest being the bed of an ancient inland lake about which is a broad terrace (mesa), the talus perhaps of the ancient encircling highlands.

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  • The country between the Huallaga and the Ucayali, traversed by the Eastern Cordillera, is called the Pampa del Sacramento, and is characterized by extensive grassy plains.

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  • in circumference, were hung with trees and o rushwood, and at their base stretched a wide grassy plain, where attic grazed and the wild boar lurked in the thickets.

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  • in height, and have grassy foliage and yellow or white flowers.

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  • A few miles from the streams the country is less broken, and there are deep grassy valleys, in which the animals may find shelter in winter.

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  • Plenty of springs issue on the highlands, and wide expanses of grassy country dotted with trees like an English park are met with.

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  • Keene was once called The Elm City before Dutch elm disease destroyed the massive trees that surrounded the grassy area at the head of the square.

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  • Several of the beefy men living in the house were in the grassy, well-lit courtyard, sparring with swords, knives, and other weaponry that looked like it came straight out of the Middle Ages.

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  • The courtyard bordered a small grassy park off which several trails ran from the grassy area into the still dark woods.

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  • Still farther south and south-west there are open grassy plains and large areas covered with salt-pans.

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  • In seasons of drought they are hardly more than swamps and mud flats, which for a time may become a grassy plain, or desolate coast encrusted with salt.

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  • Its eastern and western extremities, however, receive more rain, the former being well forested, while the latter is covered with grassy cameos.

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  • Its chief value lies in its vast tracts of fertile soil, now rapidly filling up with settlers from all parts of the world, and the grassy uplands in the foot-hill region affording perennial pasturage for the cattle, horses and sheep of the rancher.

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  • Adis Ababa stands on the southern slopes of the Entotto range, at an altitude of over 8000 ft., on bare, grassy undulations, watered by small streams flowing S.S.E.

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  • The sites of the neighbouring cities of Bethsaida and Chorazin are probably to be sought respectively at El-Bateiha, a grassy plain in the north-east corner of the lake, and at Kerazeh, 2 m.

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  • She baited the hook and threw it in the pond, watching as tiny waves rippled out from the bobber and gently lapped at the grassy shore.

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  • Groans and curses rose from the grassy area around the blazing facility.

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  • Akra (the Bald Mountain, anc. Casius) begins a further section, rounded and grassy, called J.

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  • These antelopes frequent grassy districts and are usually found in herds.

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  • In Rio Grande do Sul, where two large lakes have been created by uplifted sand beaches, the coastal plain widens greatly, and is merged in an extensive open, rolling grassy plain, traversed by ridges of low hills (cuchillas), similar to the neighbouring republic of Uruguay.

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  • Along the Brazilian frontier and about the sources of the Orinoco tributaries on the eastern slops of the Andes there are extensive forests, sometimes broken with grassy campos.

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  • Compelled by the windy climate the colonists are doing something to repair these ravages by planting European, Californian and Australian sheltertrees; but it is only in the naturally open and grassy regions of the east and south-east that settlement as yet improves the landscape.

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  • These antelopes frequent grassy districts and are usually found in herds.

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  • They didn't go far, and she was surprised to see the grassy slopes end at an abrupt cliff.

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  • of rough materials, such as broken bricks or mortar rubbish, over which should be placed a layer of rough turf with the grassy side downwards, and then the good loamy soil to form the border, which should have a depth of about 2 ft.

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  • Crocuses have also a pleasing effect when dotted about on the lawns and grassy banks of the pleasure ground.

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  • Although the relief is strong, the mountain forms are rounded rather than rugged; few of the summits deserve or receive the name of peaks; some are called domes, from their broadly rounded tons, others are known as balds, becatise the widespread forest cover is replaced over their heads by a grassy cap.

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  • deep, which baffled every effort to reach the interior until in 1813, when a summer of severe drought had made it of vital importance to find new pastures, three of the colonists, Messrs Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth, more fortunate than their predecessors in exploration, after crossing the Nepean river at Emu Plains and ascending the Dividing Range, were able to reach a position enabling them to obtain a view of the grassy valley of the Fish river, which lies on the farther side of the Dividing Range.

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  • Large districts on the southern slopes of the Taurus chain are covered with forests of oak and fir, and there are numerous yailas or grassy "alps," with abundant water, to which villagers and nomads move with their flocks during the summer months.

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  • The rippled stalks are tied in small bundles and packed, roots downwards, in the dams till they are quite full; over the top of the upper layer is placed a stratum of rushes and straw, or sods with the grassy side downwards, and above all stones of sufficient weight to keep the flax submerged.

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  • When it is found that the fibre separates readily from the woody shove " or core, the beets or small bundles are ready for removing from the dams. It is drained, and then spread, evenly and equally, over a grassy meadow to dry.

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  • Though chiefly affecting grassy plains or swamps, tigers are also found in forests, and seem to be fond of haunting the neighbourhood of old ruins.

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  • of the present town, the first site of the burgh, is now marked by a few grassy mounds, and of the great Jedburgh forest, only the venerable oaks, the "Capon Tree" and the "King of the Woods" remain.

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  • There are some comparatively level stretches of country immediately north of the Straits, partly forested and partly grassy plains, where sheep farming has been established with some degree of success, but the greater part of this extreme southern territory is mountainous, cold, wet and inhospitable.

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  • On the eastern side of the Cordillera, in the extreme south, the climate is drier and open, and grassy plains are found, but on the western side the dripping forests extend from an altitude of moo to 1500 ft.

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  • In the extreme south are the Bolivian Chaco and the llanos (open grassy plains) of Manzo, while above these in eastern Chuquisaca and southern Santa Cruz are extensive swamps and low-lying plains, subject to periodical inundations and of little value for agricultural and pastoral purposes.

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  • and W., but the larger part of the department consists of open grassy plains, suitable for grazing.

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  • The Dnieper, having got clear of the rocks, continues south-west through the grassy plains of Kherson and Taurida, and enters the Black Sea, or rather a liman or bay of the Black Sea, by a considerable estuary in 46° 30' N.

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  • The Kaiser-Wilhelm Gedachtnis-kirche (in the suburb Charlottenburg) with a loft) spire, the Dankes-kirche (in commemoration of the emperor William I.'s escape from the hand of the assassin, Nobiling, in 1878) in Wedding, and the Kaiser-Friedrich-Geda.chtnis-kirche on a grassy knoll in the north of the Tiergarten are also worthy of notice.

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  • The belt of Millstone Grit south of the Aire, lying between the great coal-fields of the West Riding and Lancashire, has a lower elevation, and forms grassy uplands and dales; but farther south, the finest scenery of the whole region occurs in the limestones of Derbyshire, in which the range terminates.

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  • The headlands, the deep indentations and the numerous islands in the bays and beyond produce a beautiful mingling of land and sea and give to the whole ocean front the appearance of a fringed and tasselled border; west of the mouth of the Kennebec River are a marshy shore and many low grassy islands; but east of this river the shore becomes more and more bold, rising in the precipitous cliffs and rounded summits of Mt Desert and Quoddy Head, 1527 and 1000 ft.

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  • " At the base of the central core of the chain spread (to the north) broad, smooth, grassy downs, the pastures of the Turk and the Ossete..

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  • Southwards too, immediately under the snows, we find ` crystalline schists,' smooth grassy heights, separated by shallow trenches, which form the lesser undulations of the three basins, the drei Langenhochthdler Imeritiens of Dr Radde.

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  • Long sweeps of grassy upland bestrewn with boulders lead from the stream beds up to the snowfields, yellow, grey or vivid green, according to the season and the measure of sunlight, fold upon fold in interminable succession, their bleak monotony being only relieved by the grace of flowers for a short space during the summer months.

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  • The name is probably derived from a Chippewa word, muskeg or muskeg, meaning "grassy bog," still used in that sense in north-western America.

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  • In this chain of lovely upland lakes, some fresh, some brackish, some completely closed, others connected by short channels, the chief links in their order from north to south are: - Zwai, communicating southwards with Hara and Lamina, all in the Arusi Galla territory; then Abai with an outlet to a smaller tarn in the romantic Baroda and Gamo districts, skirted on the west sides by grassy slopes and wooded ranges from 6000 to nearly 9000 ft.

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  • The northern part of this great region has a somewhat lower elevation and gentler slope, and consists of open grassy plains, which are within the zone of alternating wet and dry seasons.

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  • GREENLAW (a "grassy hill"), a town of Berwickshire, Scotland.

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  • The lee sides of the larger islands, however, have grassy plains suitable for grazing, with scattered trees, chiefly Pandanus, and ferns.

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  • All central Myelat and great parts of the northern and southern portions consist of rolling grassy downs quite denuded of jungle.

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  • Having indicated the chief races of which in various degrees of purity and intermixture the population of Africa is formed, it remains to consider them in greater detail, particu connected by a vertical strip of grassy highland lying mainly to the east of the chain of great lakes.

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  • Here only are to be found rich grassy meadows covered with flowers such as are seen in English fields, and here only do forests of oak, beech and chestnut cover a large proportion of the area.

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  • Between the arid and sandy northern wastes and the well-watered and arable Sudanese lands there is a transitional zone of level grassy steppes (partly covered with mimosas and acacias) with a mean breadth of about 60 m.

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  • Keene was once called The Elm City before Dutch elm disease destroyed the massive trees that surrounded the grassy area at the head of the square.

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  • The Black God climbed a wave as he might a grassy knoll and picked his way across the choppy waters near the beach, walking atop the transparent shallows towards the dark depths beneath the black clouds.

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  • Several of the beefy men living in the house were in the grassy, well-lit courtyard, sparring with swords, knives, and other weaponry that looked like it came straight out of the Middle Ages.

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  • The courtyard bordered a small grassy park off which several trails ran from the grassy area into the still dark woods.

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  • They didn't go far, and she was surprised to see the grassy slopes end at an abrupt cliff.

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  • A set of boy-warriors were practicing with grey swords in the grassy courtyard.

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  • She baited the hook and threw it in the pond, watching as tiny waves rippled out from the bobber and gently lapped at the grassy shore.

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  • Groans and curses rose from the grassy area around the blazing facility.

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  • Moonlight spilled over triangular roofs into grassy front yards.

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  • This elevated, grassy ridge provides an excellent vantage point for viewing and understanding the monastic complex.

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  • Savannah grasslands - Hot, dry grassy plains that often support large numbers of grazing herd animals.

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  • bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus, through grassy areas, to rich moss carpets.

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  • Beyond, climb the wide grassy path, ascending through dense bracken, to arrive at the tall cairn on the summit.

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  • burial chamber under a grassy mound.

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  • We emerge at the foot of a huge rocky buttress to delightful grassy pastures.

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  • The horses are cut into the grassy top soil, which is then removed to expose the chalk underneath.

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  • The picture shows the small burial chamber under a grassy mound.

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  • chromic oxide, causes the bright grassy green coloring in beryl, thereby producing emeralds.

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  • Parking is nearby in a grassy clearing, with a short walk (50 meters) to the property.

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  • To gain Grasmoor is simply a matter of heading NW then W across the broad grassy col.

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  • Another site lies on the broken crags above the Pitlochry golf course, where it is flourishing on small grassy ledges.

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  • create what looks like a dump of earth, rather than a grassy hillock.

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  • creek side of Tinners is the orchard style grassy garden, enclosed by a wood panel fence.

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  • Amble along quiet footpaths through grassy dunes to three miles of unspoiled golden sands.

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  • The canal looks down on it from a short grassy embankment.

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  • Andrew shows us the grassy expanses of the park.

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  • A path leads through grassy glades to the wetlands, which are the main feature of the Torbay Road site.

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  • Savannah grasslands - Hot, dry grassy plains that often support large numbers of grazing herd animals.

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  • grassy knoll opposite the abbey entrance.

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  • grassy mound on the right at all costs.

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  • grassy slopes to the lake shore.

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  • grassy ledge then climb the clean corner pulling out left at the top.

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  • grassy glades to the wetlands, which are the main feature of the Torbay Road site.

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  • grassy meadow with houses just visible to the left.

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  • I wandered around the ponds, up hills and down grassy knolls.

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  • But parson or not he had heard the old stories about the riches that lay buried beneath the now grassy mounds.

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  • She also goes for very grassy kinds of plants.

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  • I run back to the sack before dropping into one of the shallow northern corries by way of a steep but predominantly grassy slope.

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  • Expect a floral, occasionally grassy aroma, with flavors of lemon and apple, and sometimes a hint of gooseberry.

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  • This once grassy path is now becoming well eroded with severe braiding on several sections, leading to a heavy loss of vegetation.

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  • The lower slopes looked more grassy than normal after the rain and there was still discarded chopped down Privet laying about.

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  • Overcome the cleft above, then step left across the grassy gully to follow the front of the buttress to a terrace.

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  • Here, opposite a barn, go left at a footpath sign, on a grassy headland, with a hedge on the left.

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  • I climbed a little hillock nearby and saw to my delight a herd of horses grazing on the grassy plain.

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  • They were to be met with in grassy hillocks, the ancient burial mounds of that people.

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  • Park here and walk up the grassy boulder and rock strewn hillside to look for the 3 key birds of this area.

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  • Redshank chicks can be spotted feeding in the damp grassy hollows left by winter flooding, gorging on the variety of insects.

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  • The community never recovered, leaving the tiny church and a few grassy hummocks as the only historical evidence of its existence.

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  • Onto the grassy infield since its beginning by henry orenstein's hsor.

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  • Then soars prospecting and swoops on a young jackdaw, flies with it to a grassy diner top of the cliff.

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  • You get a good view of the whole complex from the top of the small grassy knoll opposite the abbey entrance.

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  • Pull onto the grassy ledge then climb the clean corner pulling out left at the top.

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  • Peaceful meadow You stand in the tall grass of an enormous grassy meadow.

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  • Avoid the grassy mound on the right at all costs.

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  • The right fork follows a delightful traverse on a grassy terrace, still high up on the rocky mountainside.

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  • Hens live in a grassy paddock with more than adequate housing space.

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  • patch of scrub with some grassy areas between.

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  • A grassy rake cuts across the fractured eastern face to emerge just below the triangulation pillar.

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  • Savannah grasslands - Hot, dry grassy plains that often support large numbers of grazing herd animals.

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  • Behind the church, a track climbs steeply through Holloway Rocks before leveling out on the high grassy plateau of Stow Hill.

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  • These leaves are long and grassy, and probably suitably pliable for building into a nest.

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  • Just after four, I reach a grassy promontory holding the sanctuary of the Grudie Land Rover track.

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  • Go left just before the barn and walk northwards uphill along a wide grassy rake.

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  • So please... 2 [Long view of the scene - Koharu, Kagome, Inuyasha and Sango are sitting beside a grassy ridge.

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  • grassy riverbanks along the Annan still support Water Voles, a species which has undergone a major decline in Britain.

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  • Our campsite is on a pleasant grassy patch, on the now much higher bank of the rocky riverbed.

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  • runners up spot having had a grassy moment on the final lap.

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  • silk cotton tree which stands behind the Post Office in the grassy square east of Parliament Street, Nassau.

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  • My route stuck to the grassy slope on the left to ensure that I stayed on my feet.

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  • Drier, open grassy banks in the wood are dotted with white stitchwort.

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  • subdued with some vague hints of a grassy or floral scent.

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  • Surrounding the Promenade is a huge grassy sward, part of which is laid out as gardens.

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  • We found a short valley between rugged tors which led to an open, grassy space flecked over with the white cotton grass.

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  • From here to the center of Bexhill, you can usually see turnstones feeding on the beach or the grassy areas above it.

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  • The going low down is quite appalling; grassy tussocks interspersed with boggy holes giving some of the slowest progress imaginable.

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  • We paused every few minutes to enjoy the views back to Norcia, until we finally emerged into the grassy uplands once again.

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  • South Luangwa's terrain varies from thickly vegetated woodland to open grassy plains covering an area approximately half the size of Wales.

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  • The more traditional horse drawn trailers are seen on many of the grassy verges throughout the area with horses tethered close by.

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  • Prepare rough, grassy and plant wildflower species bought with the grant.

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  • Its natural habit is to grow in rings, and the grassy fairy-rings so frequent amongst the short grass of downs and pastures in the spring are generally caused by the nitrogenous manure applied to the soil in the previous autumn by the decay of a circle of these fungi.

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  • Still farther south and south-west there are open grassy plains and large areas covered with salt-pans.

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  • The remainder of the great Argentine plain is the treeless, grassy pampa (Quichua for " level spaces "), apparently a dead level, but in reality rising gradually from the Atlantic westward toward the Andes.

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  • In seasons of drought they are hardly more than swamps and mud flats, which for a time may become a grassy plain, or desolate coast encrusted with salt.

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  • The kangaroo (Macro pus) lives in droves in the open grassy plains.

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  • deep, which baffled every effort to reach the interior until in 1813, when a summer of severe drought had made it of vital importance to find new pastures, three of the colonists, Messrs Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth, more fortunate than their predecessors in exploration, after crossing the Nepean river at Emu Plains and ascending the Dividing Range, were able to reach a position enabling them to obtain a view of the grassy valley of the Fish river, which lies on the farther side of the Dividing Range.

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  • He passed the Reynolds range and Lake Amadeus in that direction, but was compelled to turn south, where he found a tract of well-watered grassy land.

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  • (4) The grassy steppes or prairies where the rainfall is diminished and temperatures are extreme, and grass is the prevailing form of vegetation.

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  • Wide grassy steppes lead to the organization of the people as nomads whose wealth consists in flocks and herds, and their dwellings are tents.

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  • None of the sierras or mountains in Uruguay exceeds (or perhaps even attains) a height of 2000 ft.; but, contrasting in their tawny colour with the grassy undulating plains, they loom high and are often picturesque.

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  • They occur up mountain slopes as far as vegetation extends, in tropical valleys and forests, in open grassy plains, in sandy deserts, and even in fresh-water ponds and between tide-marks on the seashore.

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  • Akra (the Bald Mountain, anc. Casius) begins a further section, rounded and grassy, called J.

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  • Where the marsh is open and grassy, flooded only at high tides or in rainy seasons, and the ground firm enough to bear cattle, it is used as range.

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  • of rough materials, such as broken bricks or mortar rubbish, over which should be placed a layer of rough turf with the grassy side downwards, and then the good loamy soil to form the border, which should have a depth of about 2 ft.

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  • In Rio Grande do Sul, where two large lakes have been created by uplifted sand beaches, the coastal plain widens greatly, and is merged in an extensive open, rolling grassy plain, traversed by ridges of low hills (cuchillas), similar to the neighbouring republic of Uruguay.

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  • Its eastern and western extremities, however, receive more rain, the former being well forested, while the latter is covered with grassy cameos.

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  • grassy steppes merging ere long into desert, and on the other quarters rather sterile downs.

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  • Crocuses have also a pleasing effect when dotted about on the lawns and grassy banks of the pleasure ground.

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  • Along the Brazilian frontier and about the sources of the Orinoco tributaries on the eastern slops of the Andes there are extensive forests, sometimes broken with grassy campos.

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  • The country between the Huallaga and the Ucayali, traversed by the Eastern Cordillera, is called the Pampa del Sacramento, and is characterized by extensive grassy plains.

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  • in circumference, were hung with trees and o rushwood, and at their base stretched a wide grassy plain, where attic grazed and the wild boar lurked in the thickets.

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  • in height, and have grassy foliage and yellow or white flowers.

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  • the slopes of the mountain are cultivated; a grassy moorland stretches up the next 2500 ft.; then follows a forest, the upper edge of which climbs to an altitude of nearly 8000 ft., and finally there is a wide area of ashes and scoriae.

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  • Lastly we have the white - Burchell's, or square-mouthedrhinoceros (Rhinoceros (Diceros) simus), the largest of the five, and differing from the other species in having a square truncated upper lip. In conformity with the structure of the mouth, this species lives entirely by browsing on grass, and is therefore more partial to open countries or districts where there are broad grassy valleys between the tracts of bush.

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  • is drained by tributaries of the Missouri, mostly short streams taking their rise from numerous rivulets, flowing quite rapidly over muddy beds through much of their courses, and in the bluff belt along the Missouri having steep but grassy banks 200 ft.

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  • Occupying 135 degrees of latitude, living on the shores of frozen or of tropical waters; at altitudes varying from sea-level to several thousands of feet; in forests, grassy prairies or deserts; here starved, there in plenty; with a night here of six months' duration, there twelve hours long; here among health-giving winds, and there cursed with malaria - this brown man became, in different culture provinces, brunette or black, tall or short, long-headed or short-headed, and developed on his own hemisphere variations from an average type.

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  • Nineteen-twentieths of the colonists, however, live east of the dividing range, for to that side settlement was attracted by the open, grassy character of the country.

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  • Compelled by the windy climate the colonists are doing something to repair these ravages by planting European, Californian and Australian sheltertrees; but it is only in the naturally open and grassy regions of the east and south-east that settlement as yet improves the landscape.

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  • The surrounding hills are of considerable altitude, the most remarkable being the head of Ben A'an (1750 ft.) and the grassy craigs and broken contour of Ben Venue (2393 ft.).

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  • A few miles from the streams the country is less broken, and there are deep grassy valleys, in which the animals may find shelter in winter.

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  • Having received all its important tributaries, the Dnieper is here a broad (400 to 580 yds.) and navigable stream; but as it approaches the town it divides into two arms and forms a low grassy island of considerable extent called Tukhanov.

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  • Mexico has suffered much from the reckless destruction of her forests, not only for industrial purposes but through the careless burning of grassy areas.

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  • Although the relief is strong, the mountain forms are rounded rather than rugged; few of the summits deserve or receive the name of peaks; some are called domes, from their broadly rounded tons, others are known as balds, becatise the widespread forest cover is replaced over their heads by a grassy cap.

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  • Its chief value lies in its vast tracts of fertile soil, now rapidly filling up with settlers from all parts of the world, and the grassy uplands in the foot-hill region affording perennial pasturage for the cattle, horses and sheep of the rancher.

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  • Plenty of springs issue on the highlands, and wide expanses of grassy country dotted with trees like an English park are met with.

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  • Outside, on the north-east, is the grassy hollow of a tiny amphitheatre; on the west a line of earthworks runs in wider circuit than the walls.

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  • The city is built on an open grassy plain (cameo) little above the level of the lake (28 ft.

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  • In valleys where they have been rashly cut away, and the waters pour down the slopes unchecked, every tiny rivulet becomes a raging torrent, that carries off the grassy slopes and devastates the floor of the valley, covering the soil with gravel and debris.

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  • laricifolia are tufted, with grassy foliage and white flowers, while A.

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  • Adis Ababa stands on the southern slopes of the Entotto range, at an altitude of over 8000 ft., on bare, grassy undulations, watered by small streams flowing S.S.E.

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  • But the country sloping to the Paraguay, and comprising the greater part of the settled districts, is, in keeping with its proximity to the vast plains of Argentina, grassy and open, though the hills are usually covered with forest and clumps of trees are frequent in the lowlands.

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  • They really consist of a forest-clad and grassy tableland, with summits rising about 8000 ft.; the Anaimudi mountain, which is the highest in southern India, having an altitude of 8850 ft.

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  • The hills rise rapidly on each side, sometimes in grassy slopes, sometimes in rocky bosses and precipitous cliffs, while the bottom is occupied by a lake.

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  • Many - like the common "solitary" bees Halictus and Andrena - burrow in the ground; the holes of species of Andrena are commonly seen in springtime opening on sandy banks, grassy lawns or gravel paths.

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  • The sites of the neighbouring cities of Bethsaida and Chorazin are probably to be sought respectively at El-Bateiha, a grassy plain in the north-east corner of the lake, and at Kerazeh, 2 m.

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  • Large districts on the southern slopes of the Taurus chain are covered with forests of oak and fir, and there are numerous yailas or grassy "alps," with abundant water, to which villagers and nomads move with their flocks during the summer months.

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  • The rippled stalks are tied in small bundles and packed, roots downwards, in the dams till they are quite full; over the top of the upper layer is placed a stratum of rushes and straw, or sods with the grassy side downwards, and above all stones of sufficient weight to keep the flax submerged.

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  • When it is found that the fibre separates readily from the woody shove " or core, the beets or small bundles are ready for removing from the dams. It is drained, and then spread, evenly and equally, over a grassy meadow to dry.

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  • Though chiefly affecting grassy plains or swamps, tigers are also found in forests, and seem to be fond of haunting the neighbourhood of old ruins.

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  • of the present town, the first site of the burgh, is now marked by a few grassy mounds, and of the great Jedburgh forest, only the venerable oaks, the "Capon Tree" and the "King of the Woods" remain.

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  • There are some comparatively level stretches of country immediately north of the Straits, partly forested and partly grassy plains, where sheep farming has been established with some degree of success, but the greater part of this extreme southern territory is mountainous, cold, wet and inhospitable.

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  • On the eastern side of the Cordillera, in the extreme south, the climate is drier and open, and grassy plains are found, but on the western side the dripping forests extend from an altitude of moo to 1500 ft.

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  • In the extreme south are the Bolivian Chaco and the llanos (open grassy plains) of Manzo, while above these in eastern Chuquisaca and southern Santa Cruz are extensive swamps and low-lying plains, subject to periodical inundations and of little value for agricultural and pastoral purposes.

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  • and W., but the larger part of the department consists of open grassy plains, suitable for grazing.

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  • The Dnieper, having got clear of the rocks, continues south-west through the grassy plains of Kherson and Taurida, and enters the Black Sea, or rather a liman or bay of the Black Sea, by a considerable estuary in 46° 30' N.

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  • The Kaiser-Wilhelm Gedachtnis-kirche (in the suburb Charlottenburg) with a loft) spire, the Dankes-kirche (in commemoration of the emperor William I.'s escape from the hand of the assassin, Nobiling, in 1878) in Wedding, and the Kaiser-Friedrich-Geda.chtnis-kirche on a grassy knoll in the north of the Tiergarten are also worthy of notice.

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  • The belt of Millstone Grit south of the Aire, lying between the great coal-fields of the West Riding and Lancashire, has a lower elevation, and forms grassy uplands and dales; but farther south, the finest scenery of the whole region occurs in the limestones of Derbyshire, in which the range terminates.

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  • The headlands, the deep indentations and the numerous islands in the bays and beyond produce a beautiful mingling of land and sea and give to the whole ocean front the appearance of a fringed and tasselled border; west of the mouth of the Kennebec River are a marshy shore and many low grassy islands; but east of this river the shore becomes more and more bold, rising in the precipitous cliffs and rounded summits of Mt Desert and Quoddy Head, 1527 and 1000 ft.

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  • " At the base of the central core of the chain spread (to the north) broad, smooth, grassy downs, the pastures of the Turk and the Ossete..

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  • Southwards too, immediately under the snows, we find ` crystalline schists,' smooth grassy heights, separated by shallow trenches, which form the lesser undulations of the three basins, the drei Langenhochthdler Imeritiens of Dr Radde.

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  • Long sweeps of grassy upland bestrewn with boulders lead from the stream beds up to the snowfields, yellow, grey or vivid green, according to the season and the measure of sunlight, fold upon fold in interminable succession, their bleak monotony being only relieved by the grace of flowers for a short space during the summer months.

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  • The name is probably derived from a Chippewa word, muskeg or muskeg, meaning "grassy bog," still used in that sense in north-western America.

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  • In this chain of lovely upland lakes, some fresh, some brackish, some completely closed, others connected by short channels, the chief links in their order from north to south are: - Zwai, communicating southwards with Hara and Lamina, all in the Arusi Galla territory; then Abai with an outlet to a smaller tarn in the romantic Baroda and Gamo districts, skirted on the west sides by grassy slopes and wooded ranges from 6000 to nearly 9000 ft.

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  • The northern part of this great region has a somewhat lower elevation and gentler slope, and consists of open grassy plains, which are within the zone of alternating wet and dry seasons.

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  • GREENLAW (a "grassy hill"), a town of Berwickshire, Scotland.

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  • The lee sides of the larger islands, however, have grassy plains suitable for grazing, with scattered trees, chiefly Pandanus, and ferns.

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  • All central Myelat and great parts of the northern and southern portions consist of rolling grassy downs quite denuded of jungle.

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  • Having indicated the chief races of which in various degrees of purity and intermixture the population of Africa is formed, it remains to consider them in greater detail, particu connected by a vertical strip of grassy highland lying mainly to the east of the chain of great lakes.

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  • Here only are to be found rich grassy meadows covered with flowers such as are seen in English fields, and here only do forests of oak, beech and chestnut cover a large proportion of the area.

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  • Between the arid and sandy northern wastes and the well-watered and arable Sudanese lands there is a transitional zone of level grassy steppes (partly covered with mimosas and acacias) with a mean breadth of about 60 m.

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  • Go left just before the barn and walk northwards uphill along a wide grassy rake.

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  • The grassy areas lower down also provide rich pickings for Chough which are also protected by European legislation.

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  • So please... 2 [Long view of the scene - Koharu, Kagome, Inuyasha and Sango are sitting beside a grassy ridge.

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  • Grassy riverbanks along the Annan still support Water Voles, a species which has undergone a major decline in Britain.

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  • Our campsite is on a pleasant grassy patch, on the now much higher bank of the rocky riverbed.

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  • Callum settled for the runners up spot having had a grassy moment on the final lap.

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  • A view showing the large silk cotton tree which stands behind the Post Office in the grassy square east of Parliament Street, Nassau.

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  • My route stuck to the grassy slope on the left to ensure that I stayed on my feet.

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  • I sit alone on the grassy slope soothed by the sound of lifeless years flowing free and watch a thousand seasons slip away.

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  • Drier, open grassy banks in the wood are dotted with white stitchwort.

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  • The nose was very subdued with some vague hints of a grassy or floral scent.

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  • Surrounding the Promenade is a huge grassy sward, part of which is laid out as gardens.

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  • We found a short valley between rugged tors which led to an open, grassy space flecked over with the white cotton grass.

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  • From here to the center of Bexhill, you can usually see turnstones feeding on the beach or the grassy areas above it.

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  • The going low down is quite appalling; grassy tussocks interspersed with boggy holes giving some of the slowest progress imaginable.

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  • All the grassy savannas are heavily used by wildlife, especially ungulate herds.

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  • We paused every few minutes to enjoy the views back to Norcia, until we finally emerged into the grassy uplands once again.

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  • South Luangwa 's terrain varies from thickly vegetated woodland to open grassy plains covering an area approximately half the size of Wales.

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  • The more traditional horse drawn trailers are seen on many of the grassy verges throughout the area with horses tethered close by.

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  • Prepare rough, grassy and plant wildflower species bought with the grant.

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  • Herbs with grassy stems like cilantro, parsley, chives and mint can be direct seeded into your pot.

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  • The wedge has a slanted face that will allow the ball to loft up and out of a hole or over high grassy areas.

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  • Rich blues the color of the sky or of the sea and the green of rolling, grassy hills are common cornerstone colors of Italian style.

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  • Perhaps it is a tranquil ocean beach, a grassy meadow with patches of beautiful wildflowers, or a snowy mountain peak.

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  • Get hundreds of plastic forks from a cheap store or from the school cafeteria and stick them into any grassy surface on the campus.

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  • You may need to use a grassy area, dock or beach wedding reception tent for the reception space.

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  • Frost it to represent a grassy hill or even a mountaintop.

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  • The border is not its place; it is, above most other plants, suited for the grassy margin of an irregular shrubbery.

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  • America, a handsome grassy plant with drooping heads of a cinnamon-red color.

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  • On grassy banks, on turfy bosses near the roots of lawn-trees, or in meadows near the house, their effect is delightful.

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  • The common green form is worth growing in rough grassy places for its brilliant coralred seeds.

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  • Bulbocodium, usually die out on deep richly manured borders, but frequently live on poor stony or sandy soils, on dry grassy banks, or amongst the roots on the sunny sides of hedges, shrubs, stone walls, and trees.

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  • In April 1892 I saw a most lovely specimen low down in a damp little grassy bay beside a mill-race at Mount Usher in Wicklow.

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  • Africa. They have grassy foliage and yellow flowers, are tender, but are sometimes planted out in summer, in light, sandy soil, in warm borders.

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  • Ixia Lily (Ixiolirion) - Beautiful plants of the Amaryllis order somewhat resembling each other, and about 1 to 1 1/2 feet high, with grassy foliage, and bearing large trumpet-shaped flowers in a loose, elegant manner.

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  • The grassy leaf tufts reach dinner-plate dimensions, and yield numerous pretty fringed flowers of lilac hue with rich orange centres.

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  • Siberian Flag (Iris Sibirica) - A slender plant, 2 or 3 feet high, with narrow grassy leaves, and in summer somewhat small showy blue flowers, beautifully veined with white and violet.

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  • Algerian Iris (Iris Stylosa) - A beautiful plant, flowering in mid-winter, its flowers hidden in grassy foliage.

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  • L. ixioides, a New Zealand plant, is also a handsome evergreen species, with narrow grassy foliage and small white blossoms.

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  • One is found in salt meadows, and many in grassy meadows.

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  • A native of moist grassy places in all parts of temperate and Southern Europe.

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  • They look better in grassy places or in the wild garden than in beds or borders.

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  • They are of dwarf growth, and have grassy foliage; but though their blossoms are showy, they are not perfectly hardy, and they require to be grown either in frames or in very warm sheltered borders, in light soil.

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  • Snakes-beard (Ophiopogon) - Herbaceous perennials, about 1 1/2 feet high, the flowers, usually small, lilac, appearing late in summer and in autumn in spikes, 2 to 5 inches long, rising from grassy tufts of evergreen foliage.

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  • Turkeys Beard (Xerophyllum) - X. asphodeloides is a beautiful tuberous-rooted plant with the aspect of an Asphodel, forming a spreading tuft of grassy leaves, its tall flowerstem terminated by a raceme of numerous white blossoms.

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  • They are slender bulbous plants with narrow grassy leaves, and tall branching flower-stems, 1 to 4 feet high.

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  • Never shoot off any fireworks that could land in dry grassy areas, wooded areas or on the rooftops of houses, sheds or other types of buildings.

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  • Bocce ball and horseshoes: Two of the great senior citizen games to play if you have limited grassy areas in your back or front yard.

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  • As per usual, you get a good mix of environments here, from the lava-filled volcano stage to icey mountains, grassy plains to underground caverns.

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  • It has an earthy, grassy, cut hay flavor with tones of cedar and cherry.

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  • Usually this singular grape varietal is crisp with green apples and citrus, and then complemented with herbal, flinty minerals, and grassy notes to underline its character.

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  • Grassy with undertones of tangy citrus, Sauvignon Blanc makes a good summer wine.

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  • A higher risk of infection seems to occur in individuals who spend time with dogs or who live near wooded or grassy areas.

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  • Areas most likely to be infested with ticks include moist and shady areas, wooded and brushy areas, overgrown grassy areas, and areas with a high rodent and deer population.

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  • Brown rice flour has a nutty taste, whereas amaranth flour has more of a grassy, pepper-like taste.

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  • Wear shoes outdoors and avoid walking barefoot in grassy areas.

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  • Wear shoes outdoors and avoid walking barefoot in grassy areas.

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