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lowland

1. relatively low ground
2. a low generally flat region

Lowland

of or relating to the Lowlands of Scotland or the dialect of English spoken there

Lowland

 

land lying not more than 200 m above sea level. The surface is usually level, although it may sometimes be hilly. Lowlands are formed chiefly by tectonic subsidence and the filling of basins with marine or continental deposits (chiefly river alluvium), which bed more or less horizontally. Some lowlands lie below sea level, for example, the Caspian Lowland.

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The dramatic move comes as junior chiefs prepare to sit down with the SFA, Lowland and Highland leagues on Thursday to discuss possible involvement of clubs in the pyramid.
Western lowland gorillas are considered to be a critically endangered species.
The average life expectancy of a western lowland gorilla living in the wild is estimated to be 35 years, (http://animals.
Landscaped parkland make up part of the lowlands, such as Wynyard Park in its woodland estate and Hardwick Park, including a 36-acre lake.
Day bed sites located in lowland forests had substrates with higher water content than bed sites in upland forests ([F.
Hill sheep breeds managed extensively for many generations result in better adaptation for harsh environments and are superior in survival whereas lowland sheep breeds managed intensively for greater production of meat are inferior to survive in harsh environments compared to the hill breeds (Dwyer et al.
A statement on behalf of the newly-formed Anglesey group says: "There is lots of work to do setting up the new Lowland Search and Rescue Team on Anglesey.
In abundant detail, he described the Lowland Cree's role in these events.
Two types of tundra communities, lowland and upland, characterize much of the MDR.
There are only 100,000 western lowland gorillas left in the wild and the new arrival is part of a primate breeding programme at Twycross.
Summer migration by about 20% of GMNP moose to the highlands suggests that foraging opportunities are better during that season than in winter, a motivation for migration perhaps augmented by an overabundance of moose on the lowlands and unfavourable temperatures in disturbed areas that might otherwise serve as lowland foraging areas.
They described the Classic Period of the Lowland Maya (CE 300-800) as a "highly complex civilization organized into networks of city-states," in their perspective article published in the online Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.