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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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Mitkof Island.--The Baseball Field Muskeg and Blind Slough sites on Mitkof Island were previously documented as amphibian breeding habitat.
Are you healthy enough and possess the physical strength to carry 50- to 160-pound packs over miles of horribly uneven, wet, marshy muskeg tundra?
AOSP includes the Shell Albian Sands mining and extraction operations (Muskeg River and Jackpine mines) north of Fort McMurray, Alberta and the Scotford upgrader and Quest CCS project northeast of Edmonton, Alberta.
Due to their high level of amphibious mobility, ARKTOS Craft have an exceptional capability to climb from deep water up vertical steps on to ice (multi-year ice-floes) or rough shorelines, traverse through ice-rubble fields, mixed ice/water, shallow water, deep mud, muskeg, and even quicksand in all weather conditions and rough seas as well.
Production capacity from Shell's two oil sands mines, Muskeg River Mine and Jackpine Mine, is 225,000 barrels per day, the company confirmed.
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Muskeg River and Jackpine through the Athabasca Oil Sands Project partnership with Chevron and Marathon, Shell has also withdrawn its application for permitting at the 200,000-bbl/d Pierre River mining project, to the west of the Athabasca River, north of Fort McMurray.
The couple, silent and focused, was looking for peregrine falcons, once rare but now plentiful in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve, a 2.5-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.
International Resource News-October 2, 2014--Gemini acquires Muskeg Environmental Consulting
The project was completed by the end of 1918, and despite Shoal Lake being 90 meters higher than Winnipeg, implementing the decision was "not all down hill from there." 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.