from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A swamp or bog formed by an accumulation of sphagnum moss, leaves, and decayed matter resembling peat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A terrain composed of peat bog with tussocky meadow and woody vegetation including spruce.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bog; a soft mossy or peaty spot.
The boots are light (50 ounces), completely waterproof (our feet stayed dry even after soaking in muskeg for 12 hours at a time), and ...
The boots are light (50 ounces), waterproof (our feet stayed dry even after soaking in muskeg for 12 hours at a time), and rise high enough around the ankle to protect you from sticks and rocks thrown up by your tires when you’re riding an ATV.
Was it the same old bull moose, or a new kind of muskeg giant, as big as a church?
I don't plan on using it in Alaskan muskeg or snow over a 12 or 18 inches deep.
Around us is a patchwork of eskers sand and gravel dunes deposited by ancient rivers during the last ice age, hummocks, bogs and muskeg. Stands of dwarf willow thicken the banks of the river in places, and trees scattered singly or in small groves cover some small hill or bluff in no discernible pattern.
Miles of impenetrable forest and muskeg (swamp) bar access from the scattered, isolated beach residents from the shuttle.
Used to use a yamaha kodiak 450 at work in northern canada in thick bush and lots of muskeg, it carried myself and alot of gear and never had a problem.
The muskeg berries did not allay this gnawing, while they made his tongue and the roof of his mouth sore with their irritating bite.
He was compelled to pause for frequent rests, when he attacked the muskeg berries and rush-grass patches.
It was because it refused to die that he still ate muskeg berries and minnows, drank his hot water, and kept a wary eye on the sick wolf.
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