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  • adjective Not covered with forest.

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  • adjective not covered with forest


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  • He was silent on the train at first, divided between watching the wife with the child going to sleep in her arms and looking out of the window at the tilled fields and green unforested hills vague and indistinct in the driving drizzle that had set in.


  • By Memorial Day, the unforested land between the house and the woods is waist-high in weeds.

    Tina Traster: A Hill of a Job 2010

  • The unforested Mountain Valleys ecoregion contains terraces, flood plains, alluvial fans, and hills.

    Ecoregions of Utah (EPA) 2009

  • The Yakima Folds ecoregion consists of unforested anticlinal ridges composed of layer upon layer of basalt many thousands of feet thick.

    Ecoregions of Oregon (EPA) 2009

  • Ecoregion 11f occupies the elevational zone above the unforested Canyons and Dissected Uplands (11g); it is drier than the marine-influenced Mesic Forest Zone (11l) that exists at similar elevations to the west.

    Ecoregions of Oregon (EPA) 2009

  • The Sagebrush Steppe Valleys ecoregion consists of gently sloping, unforested terraces, basin rims, valley bottoms, and alluvial fans that are not as arid as Ecoregions 13a, 13b, 13c and 80a.

    Ecoregions of Utah (EPA) 2009

  • The unforested hills and plateaus of the Dissected Loess Uplands ecoregion are cut by the canyons of Ecoregion 10l and are disjunct.

    Ecoregions of Idaho (EPA) 2008

  • The largely unforested, loess-covered Palouse Hills ecoregion abuts the Rocky Mountains and has more available moisture than other parts of Ecoregion 10.

    Ecoregions of Idaho (EPA) 2008

  • Impossibly long stretches of flat, unforested land continued south until, abruptly and without foothills or even forest, the easternmost ridges of the Khalkist Mountains jutted out of the earth like jagged fangs.

    The Black Wing Kirchoff, Mary 1993

  • The naturally unforested areas on the second Highlands in Paran found halfway along the route served as pastureland.

    1. Overview 1991


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