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  • noun Plural form of selva.


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  • Diversidad florística y estado de conservación de las selvas tropicales de México.

    Bajío dry forests

  • Caminando por el mundo se ven ríos y montañas se ven selvas y desiertos pero ni puntos ni rayas.


  • La vegetación de las selvas del transecto Buritaca.

    Santa Marta montane forests

  • Herpetofauna de las selvas subtropicales, Puna y Pampas.

    Southern Andean steppe

  • A loucura do século XIX, um white man's burden distorcido pelas profundezas das selvas luxuriantes do congo, transforma-se na guerra anticomunista, um white man's burden do século XX.

    Charlie Don't Surf

  • O filme conta uma história sobre o vietname, mas é inspirado num conto de Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness, onde Marlow, um agente comercial inglês, embrenha-se nas selvas do rio Congo em busca de Kurtz, um homem branco que enlouqueceu na selva africana.

    Charlie Don't Surf

  • All the rain that falls on the _llanos_ and the _selvas_ (as the wooded plains are called) makes its way through innumerable affluents to the Amazons and enters the sea through its trumpet-shaped mouth.

    From Pole to Pole A Book for Young People

  • Surveyed thus from the east to the west, from the north to the south, they are rich beyond thought, immortal, immeasurable, enough and to spare for every feeding, sheltering beast and bird, insect and son of Adam; and nobody need have cared had there been no pines in Norway, no cedars and deodars on Lebanon and the Himalayas, no vine-clad selvas in the basin of the Amazon.

    American Forests

  • Llanos of Varinas and of Caracas, the bosques or selvas (forests) of the

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • Varinas and of Caracas, the bosques or selvas (forests) of the Amazon, and the Pampas of Buenos Ayres.

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 2


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