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  • n. Plural form of muskeg.


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  • Once more Andrew passed over it to blaze the trees and to tie streamers in muskegs where the first fall of snow would surely obliterate parts of the trail.

    Janey Canuck in the West

  • He came upon a valley where rock ptarmigan rose on whirring wings from the ledges and muskegs.


  • Thus, spring meltwater may flow over land and enter rivers, or accumulate in the many muskegs, ponds, and lakes characteristic of low-lying tundra areas [14].

    Freshwater ecosystems in the Arctic

  • I would hang on to my pop's snowsuit, as we rode through Alaskan muskegs, down river banks, and up power line trails.

    Shannyn Moore: Elisabeth: The Tribe Has Spoken, Ashley Judd has the View

  • However, poorly-drained sites contain muskegs and low lying areas along river channels contain alder (Alnus spp.), cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa), and Alaska paper birch (Betula papyrifera).

    Northern Pacific coastal forests

  • I would hang on to my pop's snowsuit, as we rode through Alaskan muskegs, down ri ...

    Shannyn Moore: Palin's Faith Based Science Creates Policy

  • There we tasted all of summer's searing heat and winter's penetrating hostility, our only neighbors the moose, bears, timber wolves and other wild life of the muskegs and forest; some of whom seemed ever ready to dispute our right to be there at all.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • And apples and muskegs, and we gathered them and payment was probably about fifty cents, might have been a dime because he used to walk up to the — he smoked a pipe of course — and he'd walk up to the little country store, T. Page 7 Paul's store and bring us back a peppermint candy and sometimes he might let us walk with him.

    Oral History Interview with Madge Hopkins, October 17, 2000. Interview K-0481. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • This geologically ancient but recently glaciated, area, dotted with countless lakes and muskegs large and small, and threaded with irregular watercourses with abundant potential and developed water-powers, occupies well over half of the entire country, or about ninety percent of the entire area north of the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes, and east of Lakes Winnipeg, Great Slave and Great Bear.

    Canada Turning the Corner

  • Crees, who can claim as their own the great Saskatchewan plains, the muskegs of the north-east, and the southern fringe of the great northern forest.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock


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