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muskeg

Chiefly Canadian
1. undrained boggy land characterized by sphagnum moss vegetation
2. a bog or swamp of this nature

muskeg

[′mə‚skeg]
(ecology)
A peat bog or tussock meadow, with variably woody vegetation.
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The last location of the day was a hidden area of muskeg that the deer liked to frequent.
Already in production at Muskeg River and Jackpine through the Athabasca Oil Sands Project partnership with Chevron and Marathon, Shell has also withdrawn its application for permitting at the 200,000-bbl/d Pierre River mining project, to the west of the Athabasca River, north of Fort McMurray.
5-million-acre swath of muskeg bogs, cliffs, lakes, rivers, and forests in east central Alaska.
Chakastaypasin, Little Pine, Lucky Man, Moosomin, Mosquito/Grizzly Bear's Head/ Lean Man, Muskeg Lake, One Arrow, Onion Lake, Poundmaker, Red Pheasant, Sweetgrass, Thunderchild, and Young Chipewayan First Nations were listed on the lawsuit as interveners and could be affected by the decision.
WHIR'S NOVEMBH cold bit at my cheeks and instantly froze the hairs inside my nose when I stepped from the hail-dappled old Suburban, but there was a mature bull moose away across 600 yards of muskeg and alders and we couldn't stalk him while sitting in the truck.
International Resource News-October 2, 2014--Gemini acquires Muskeg Environmental Consulting
These lakes are connected to adjacent lakes via small waterways through muskeg and are primarily surrounded by Black Spruce (Picea mariana) muskeg.
The terrain between Shoal Lake and the prairie country 25 kilometres east of Winnipeg was treed, crossed by rivers, and included some 80 kilometres of muskeg or swamp.
He encounters sasquatches and the fearsome Muskeg hag, discovers courage he never knew he possessed and makes some interesting discoveries about society and human nature along the way.
Meanwhile, the leaks have contaminated forest and muskeg along with the lake and surrounding groundwater, soaking a surface area of more than 13 ha in heavy oil.
A Dene Tha' field technician who visited the site on June 6 noted that all plants and trees affected by the spill had died, and that the contamination had saturated the muskeg in the area.
The rest of the magazine offers a wide-range of stories and news--from methylmercury contamination to muskeg mop-ups--for you to peruse, whether you are chilling at the cottage or beach or taking a break from your laboratory labours.