blanket bog

ciénaga de manto

English-Spanish dictionary of Geography . . 2007.

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  • blanket bog — see ↑blanket mire below. • • • Main Entry: ↑blanket blanket mire or blanket bog noun A continuous area of peat bog over a wide extent • • • Main Entry: ↑blanket …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blanket bog — or Blanket Mire is an area of peatland, forming where there is a climate of high rainfall and a low level of evapotranspiration, allowing peat to develop not only in wet hollows but over large expanses of undulating ground. The blanketing of the… …   Wikipedia

  • blanket bog — noun an extensive flat peat bog formed in cool regions of high rainfall or humidity …   English new terms dictionary

  • blanket mire — or blanket bog noun A continuous area of peat bog over a wide extent • • • Main Entry: ↑blanket …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bog — A bog or mire is a wetland type that accumulates acidic peat, a deposit of dead plant material ndash; usually mosses, but also lichens in Arctic climates.Bogs occur where the water at the ground surface is acidic, either from acidic ground water …   Wikipedia

  • Blanket (disambiguation) — A blanket is a large, usually rectangular piece of thick bedding materialTypes of blanket* Afghan blanket, colored wool knitted or crocheted in geometric shapes * Blanket capote, blanket used as a coat, as by frontiersmen and mountaineers *… …   Wikipedia

  • highmoor bog —    A bog, often on the uplands, whose surface is covered by sphagnum mosses which, because of their high degree of water retention, make the bog more dependent upon precipitation than on the water table.    The bog often occurs as a raised peat… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • String bog — A String bog or Strong mire is a bog consisting of slightly elevated ridges and islands, with woody plants, alternating with flat, wet sedge mat areas. String bogs occur on slightly sloping surfaces, with the ridges at right angles to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Wicklow Mountains — Coordinates: 53°04′52″N 6°23′24″W / 53.08111°N 6.39°W / 53.08111; 6.39 …   Wikipedia

  • Ballycroy National Park — is located in the Owenduff/Nephin Mountains area of north west County Mayo, Ireland. It is one of the largest expanses of peatland in Europe, consisting of 117.79 square kilometres of Atlantic blanket bog. It is a unique habitat with a diverse… …   Wikipedia

  • Killarney National Park — Infobox protected area | name = Killarney National Park iucn category = II caption = locator x = locator y = location = Killarney, Ireland nearest city = Cork lat degrees = 51 lat minutes = 59 lat seconds = 36 lat direction = N long degrees = 9… …   Wikipedia

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