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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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Sabloff provide an up-to-date, human-environment systems theory in which they put together the degree of environmental and economic stress in the area that served as a trigger or tipping point for the Central Maya Lowlands.
And he said mountain breeds could be the saviour of their lowland cousins if Wales suffers more regular heavy rain - but that Wales could be in a "pivotal" position as it will be less severely affected by the effects of climate change.
To identify the suitability of lowland and upland switchgrass ecotypes for California, and to test the adaptation of the crop itself, we established trials in July 2007 at four California locations with different climate characteristics and soil attributes (tables 1 and 2).
The World Wildlife Fund estimated that there are only 90,000 Western Lowlands gorillas in the wild, with numbers dwindling due to the destruction of their habitat, and the bush-meat trade in Africa.
Hill and upland farmers made a 6% profit, while the lowland farmers managed a 29% profit.
Hill and upland farmers made a six per cent profit while lowland farmers managed 29%.
Because the violence has been so persistent and the research areas so vulnerable, scientists don't really know how badly Eastern Lowland Gorilla populations have been affected.
The Chapman's Well biodiversity project is successfully creating lowland heath in the reserve and its surroundings, providing valuable wildlife corridors and a safe haven for the plants and animals that depend on it.
Western lowland gorillas are considered critically endangered.
And the bonus point win for the Lowland champions means Saints now look unlikely to progress to the knockout stages with just three points from three games ahead of tomorrow's final match with Albion Rovers.
Since the ice age, our active lowland raised bogs have been storing large amounts of carbon and now play a vital role in combatting the impacts of climate change.