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veld

, veldt
elevated open grassland in Southern Africa

veldt

[velt]
(ecology)
Grasslands of eastern and southern Africa that are usually level and mixed with trees and shrubs. Also spelled veld.
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Mfiri ward 5 as a whole with a total population of 3286 (1537 males and 1749 females will benefit from catchment conservation interventions including awareness campaigns to end veldt fires and deforestation.
nigrolutea was almost all native tussock grasses, mostly Poa labillardieri and P ensiformis, with variable amounts of veldt grass, under or close to bushes and often under E.
"With the thin air, the ball flies further on the high veldt, and with good wickets and fast outfields you're going to get big scores.
Stating that the 'steel core' of the current England team is 'rusting to feebleness', Lawson also said that captain Michael Clarke has the chance to copy Border's act in 1989 and whitewash England, although he warned that Australia then has to confront South Africa on its home veldt in a test of standard not delivered by England.
Using puppetry, nicely-shaped movement and an evocative score, the play takes us from the African veldt (where the boy, Bertie and the white lion cub first meet) to the battlefields in France during the First World War and then, as time moves on and the boy becomes a man, to the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, where the white lion's image is carved on a hillside so that he will be remembered in perpetuity.
Although religion played its part in the Trekboer worldview, it was economics and survival on the veldt that shaped European interactions with the hunter-gatherer societies.
In the soft yellows and grays, you can feel the heat of the African High Veldt in "How the Leopard Got His Spots", and, in the shimmering blues and greens, the shivery depths of the oceans in "How the Whale Got His Throat" (which Wallace has set in Newfoundland).
Over the mountain, spread after spread in this colourful book, is an impossible variety of landscapes thickly populated by a myriad of cute Disneyesque creatures--chipmunks, deer, squirrels in alpine forests; chameleons and toucans in equatorial rainforests, penguins on Antarctic ice; exotic animals stampeding across African veldt; sharks, seals and whales in the ocean, disco- dancing bats and rats in caves.
London, United Kingdom, July 04, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Electronic dance music phenomenon Deadmau5 has released an animated video for his latest single "The Veldt."
Then a flat, parched landscape etched with settlements, the circles of old kraals scarring the veldt.
"I'm one of the favourites, but I wouldn't say I'm the favourite," said Clancy, who listed New Zealand's Shane Archbold and Holland's Tim Veldt as the main challengers for his title.
Finally, the four-engined A340 took off, wheeling above South Africa's high veldt as Leahy plied his guests with champagne and sales chat.