In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the timberline — el límite de la vegetación arbórea
- Benton guided the paint around the scrub pine which marked the beginning of the timberline, careful to stay on the thin trail now under two inches of fresh snow.
- He and I go right, then circle back toward her slowly, arduously, along the timberline.
- In winters with heavy snowfall, they will often move below the timberline.
- Trees at the alpine timberline were expected to exhibit a hydraulic architecture protecting the leader shoot from winter embolism.
- Flowers were slightly more tubular at the timberline, where ants are more abundant.
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