bog

All Noun
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  • Info A bog is a mire that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material -- often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss. more...
  • The area also features the country's largest bog with a thousand-year-old forest.
  • All the farms were built along the long road through the bog area.
  • Most of the bog bodies are less well-preserved than the ones mentioned above.
  • However, water levels remain at or near the surface of the bog for most of the year.
  • Leading them into mental trap like how a bog is a physical one.
  • Swamps and bogs are found more often in region two than region one.
  • Ancient bodies have been found in bogs in England and Ireland as well.
  • Over the course of time, these became bogs through the natural silting up process.
  • A small settlement of the same name is located on bog's northern tip.
  • Poor operation and ineffectual leadership continued to bog down the company for many years.
  • In one account of this journey this area is described as having vast mountains between which there is a great bog.
  • Further north it is found in bogs, but even here it may be dependent upon fire to create open conditions.
  • Much of the rest of the area used to consist of raised bogs.
  • It can also be found in some low-lying bogs and birds may visit farmland during hard weather.
  • Only a few animals are able to survive the extreme conditions of the raised bogs.
  • It has been extending into the bog area in recent years.
  • In recent years, the high level of bog being destroyed by cutting has raised environmental concerns.
  • This species is found in northern forests near water or bogs.
  • Much of the area is occupied by different types of bogs.
  • The site includes a small area of raised bog.
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Meaning of bog

  • noun Wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel