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- The fine weather of August has brought (albeit a little later than usual) an influx of people from all areas to the bog.
- Soggy areas called peat bogs have developed in parts of the country.
- Lectures this year focus on stem cell research, homeopathy, wildlife in Australia, bodies found preserved in bogs and astronomy.
- Swamps, bogs, and lowland areas in general are wonderful places to explore once the water has frozen and a good base of snow covers the ground.
- Help to open up an area of peat bog by cutting and burning small trees at Cumbria Wildlife Trust's Foulshaw Moss, near Witherslack, on Saturday.
- The bog road was too soft for his heavy horse and cart to traverse, so he had to condescend to ask his two neighbours to put out and take home the turf with their donkeys and creels.
- Rare wetland plants growing in the path of the £47.9 million three-mile road, which is due to be completed by autumn, were transported to other areas of the bog before work began.
- Blanket bogs also cover huge areas in cold, wet temperate zones such as northern Scotland, coastal areas of Norway, and the tip of South America.
- Because of the many small, semi-open bogs and areas of saplings, the forests are highly fragmented.
- Ambitious schemes are also in the pipeline to replant some of the park's lost woodlands and also to restore large areas of grasslands, bogs and moorland.
- In 1996 the Air Force's 75th anniversary show was cancelled because cyclonic rains turned parking areas into bogs.
- The shortage of rifles necessitated that the manual of arms be practiced in shifts, and six hours of daily drill in the melting snow turned the camp grounds into a bog.
- I hope Shell will use some of their expertise when they are removing the peat from the bog at Bellanaboy.
- The disused railway line makes the bog and surrounding areas easily accessible from both ends.
- Agricultural land and settlements cover a higher proportion of the land than in the northern study area, but open bogs are less common.
- Though successful, the area was reduced to a muddy bog.
- Two counselors were walking back to camp from a cookout with their cabin through a bog area with open spans of water.
- Even just a little rain will turn this poorly drained ground into a bog.
- The main reason for the haste was the weather which could have broken at any time bringing all haulage work on the soft bog to an end.
- This is particularly relevant to the placement of bodies in bogs or in settlements.
1.2peat bogtremedal masculine
2British slang(lavatory)retrete masculinecagadero masculine vulgar slang
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