In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- After a quarter mile, we turn off into a steep hillside broken by blocky outcrops of granite interspersed with snowfields and patches of green.
- They had to cross the mountains, glaciers and snowfields to reach the whaling station on the other side.
- I stood and slowly turned 360 degrees, taking a long look at river, woods, meadow, valley, sea, mountains, snowfields, and glaciers.
- From under the granular crust of a subalpine snowfield sprang forth life as tender and fresh as a butterfly's newly unfolded wings.
- Glaciers and snowfields are essential stores of water - which keep rivers running and fields irrigated through the long, dry summer.
- Kyrgyzstan is a mountainous country with many snowfields, glaciers, and deep lakes.
- Then sunlight breaks through, catching the tops of the snowfields on the mountains and lighting up rows of orange poplars.
- You'll encounter a challenging mix of steep ascents and descents punctuated with alpine streams, snowfields and lush meadows.
- Fighting fierce winds, he traverses the high ridge above Rendezvous Bowl - one of the vast, steep snowfields at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, in Wyoming - hauling a backpack loaded with explosives.
- A vast snowfield, feeding many glaciers, lay at our feet, rock-peaks and snow-covered mountains were ranged around it, whilst, far away to the westward we could just see through the haze of the valley of the Columbia River.
- The bright light, high ultraviolet radiation, and cool temperatures of the snowfields where many species of snow algae are found would destroy a houseplant, according to Williams.
- We'll take just our day packs up these ridges during our seven-day circuit of the mountain, when lingering snowfields add drama, and wildflowers are at their most sublime.
- On the bike tour through Montana's Glacier Park, for example, you'll average 60 mountainous miles of cycling per day, cycling past glacial snowfields and tumbling waterfalls.
- The only way to descend without slipping is to dig in heel-first, like a mountaineer coming down a snowfield.
- During my isolation, I was presented with a image of a Thunderbird formed by the shadow of a cloud on a snowfield atop a nearby mountain.
- They reached South Georgia after 17 days in mountainous seas, but still faced a 22-mile trek across unexplored mountains, glaciers and snowfields to get help.
- The climate of Victoria is characterised by a range of different climate zones, from the hot, dry Mallee region of the northwest to the alpine snowfields in the northeast of Victoria.
- They predict that in the next half a decade or so, the Himalayas could experience intense flooding as mountain lakes overflow with water from melting glaciers and snowfields.
- This forested 3-mile loop follows the clear, icy waters of the rushing Ohanapecosh River as it tumbles down from glaciers and snowfields above.
- If you were to compare photographs taken of, say, an alpine view in Victorian times with one taken today you would immediately notice how the glaciers and snowfields have shrunk.
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