giant fir

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lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves

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The comfortable, spacious guest rooms are nestled among the giant fir and hemlock trees on the shore of beautiful Lake Crescent and offer wonderful views of the lake.
Even though this virgin forest had been burned to a crisp in one of Oregon's worst forest fires in 1868, by 1930 the Elliott was a natural forest born of virgin giant fir tree seeds.
Telegraph poles are scattered about like matchsticks, whole houses are upended and spiked into the mud roof first, a car is crumpled over the railings of a bridge as if made of modelling clay, and giant fir trees are yanked out by their roots.
A giant fir tree was at the heart of the scene and, with dozens of stores, Punch and Judy, face painting and children's activities also on offer, the evening was judged a huge success.
6 miles to reach the Dillard East Trailhead are along a fairly new extension we wanted to check out (psst: there is a giant fir tree along the way); thanks to the path, hikers and mountain cyclists no longer need to travel along the busy Dillard Road to reach the Mount Baldy trails.
And man hasn't yet come up with anything to touch the magnificence of a giant fir in your own home, bristling with lights and glistening with tinsel.
This year they're handing over a giant fir that will adorn the ice-skating rink at Somerset House - and Mr Eriksson will switch on the lights.
One of its special features was a circular veranda, partly enclosed, which had been built around a giant fir tree.
DRIVING up the back roads of rural Aberdeenshire in search of Scotland's biggest Christmas tree plantation, I was expecting to come across a mighty forest of giant firs.
Played at the Whitecaps' Swangard Stadium, in the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby, the setting could hardly have been more idyllic: giant firs towered over the far stand, while great mountains rose in the distance.
Ah, the giant firs, the verdant hills, the pristine Pacific coastline, the ground under your feet shaking you to jelly.
This is when dry air about three miles up in the jet stream drops through frozen clouds, which freezes the air and creates the massive winds that both uprooted the giant firs and brought the flooding to Carlisle.
Only last August I'd prowled these same ranchlands--slipping through shadowy stands of giant firs, towering redwoods, spreading oaks, and maples--in search of a record book buck.
ahead, deer wake to your imagn'd silence, leap for their lives through cedar budding kinnickinnic giant firs, breezes raising whitecaps racing toward you, & you await the moment when the wave line hits & you lift your eyes to the new sky where all the sleepers are finally pushing seaward skyward in a mad rush where the cranes lift themselves & are gone, as you are.
But tomorrow Tore Andre Flo, a man who almost appears to have been modelled on one of his nation's giant Firs, will attempt to redress the balance.