Examples of muskeg in a Sentence
local farmers can make extra money by digging peat out of the nearby muskeg
Recent Examples of muskeg from the Web
The combination of alpine, muskeg and stands of young aspen and birch established after a fire — more than a million acres burned in 2004 — created an infusion of nutrients ideal for ruffed grouse.
The train tracks running over muskeg and the frozen soil of the boreal forest to Churchill from the nearest town to the south, Gillam, 179 miles away, were washed out in 19 places, according to their American corporate owner.
Keep in mind, the terrain moose are normally taken in is muskeg, a soggy surface that can make walking as if through deep mud. Rarely is the terrain level and without deadfalls and brush to negotiate.
This is the layer of dead, decomposing sphagnum moss beneath the living layer in the stinky muskeg swamps of the Great White North.
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Origin and Etymology of muskeg
First Known Use: 1806See Words from the same year
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