muskeg


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Synonyms for muskeg

a usually low-lying area of soft waterlogged ground and standing water

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When the buck was about 20 yards away from me, he turned his head to look across the muskeg.
As an example, in 2012, the Alberta Energy Regulator placed Shell's Muskeg River mine under high-level enforcement action, the company acknowledging that it had challenges in meeting its bitumen recovery commitments.
300 roared, and the distinct whap of a bullet impacting vitals returned across the broken muskeg.
Gemini Corporation, a sourcing, inspecting and logistics company with its head office in Canada, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Muskeg Environmental Consulting Ltd.
The Falcon River is the outlet of Falcon Lake some 10 kilometres to the west and also drains much of the muskeg area in between.
Separated from the rest of Alberta by 200 kilometers of muskeg and northern woods, accessed from the south only by an uncertain wagon road, larger than California, just as large in the imagination of those seeking land of their own, lay the Peace Country.
Muskeg Saves the Day" is a children's picture book about the life of a rescued baby Maine moose named Muskeg.
Muskeg forms in various thicknesses on top of water and makes maneuvering through these areas difficult, to say the least.
The first was the incredibly inhospitable terrain and weather during the survey of the boundary from the northwestern-most point of Lake of the Woods, due south to the 49th parallel, and then, during the winter of 1872-73, the marking of the parallel itself between Lake of the Woods and the Red River, much of it through swamp and muskeg.
Boggy land--called muskeg, arising from permafrost conditions in Alaska--is moist soil laden with moss and dead plants, and in spring it behaves like quicksand for vehicles.
20 at the Petersburg Community Gym and organized by the painting group Muskeg Maleriers.
As in many other parts of northern Canada, this ice road is built every winter over rivers, lakes, and muskeg, once the weather is sufficiently cold.
While hiking across the muskeg tundra, the two came across "a big pile of very soggy grizzly bear droppings.
In colder months, vehicles travel over a winter road plowed over frozen muskeg and lakes.