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moorland

Brit an area of moor
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All the time, too, he kept winding in and out in the lower parts of the moorland where we were the best concealed.
Far as the shore was, the sound of the surf swept over the intervening moorland, and beat drearily in my ears when I entered the churchyard.
Dawn had lifted, leaving a wide chasm of white between a great gray cloud and the great gray moorland, beyond which the tower was outlined against the daybreak and the sea.
Moorland covers a large area of upland Wales but there is wide disagreement about how it should be managed.
17 November 2016 - UK-based property regeneration and investment specialist Harworth Group plc (LSE: HWG) has acquired Moorland Gate Business Park in Chorley, Lancashire for GBP 4.
This is evident throughout the Pennine range, but is most severe in the South Pennines, and for many years conservation organisations have been working to restore the degraded moorland.
Like Mr Elias, three decades ago our members in Wales thought it imperative for conservation not to lose large chunks of moorland habitat and to prevent the remainder from being 'grazed to death'.
The spell of dry weather has led to an increased risk of moorland and forest fires.
CUMBRIAN sporting and conservation specialist Robert Benson has been elected as chairman of the Moorland Association.
IN "The inglorious twelfth" (ECHO letters, July 27), Andrew Tyler revealed his lack of knowledge of moorland management for grouse shooting.
Sean Mercer, now 20, was transferred in secret from Moorland Young Offenders Institute to the maximum-security Woodhill adult and youth jail in Buckinghamshire.