Examples of steppe in a Sentence
nomads have long grazed yaks on the steppes of Mongolia
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The Siberian plains, or steppes, are these vast tracts of land made up of permafrost, [which have lost a lot of their animal populations].
Fringed variously by steppe and mountain, the shore has been home to nomadic hordes and long-distance traders, blood-drinking Scythians and gold-seeking Greeks, Khazars, Mongols, Turks and Russian Cossacks.
The ecosystem makes a full sweep from alpine wetlands through grasslands and steppes to alpine meadows and snowy mountains and glaciers.
But deep down this was a scrap about whether ranchers and miners whose great-grandfathers toiled to tame the sagebrush steppes are trustworthy stewards of the land.
The seafloor grooves, the researchers believe, were made during a similar era to the Texas coral steppes (the close of the last ice age), and signal a very rapid retreat of Pine Island over roughly a thousand years.
Her landing on a steppe of Kazakhstan closes out a chapter in Whitson's storied space career.
That's because large herbivores encourage the growth of steppe grasses, which in turn have a high albedo effect.
This suggests that a second wave of people from the Eurasian steppe came to mainland Greece by way of Eastern Europe or Armenia, but didn’t reach Crete, says Iosif Lazaridis, a population geneticist at Harvard University who co-led the study.
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