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high country

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the high country sheep pastures in the foothills of the Southern Alps, New Zealand
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Noun1.high country - an area lying above the piedmont but below the timberline
area, country - a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography); "it was a mountainous area"; "Bible country"
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As with his previous book on high-country owls, and Harry Frith's classic Birds of the High Country, he defines high country as >600 m in south-eastern Australia.
Throughout those trips, it has become abundantly clear that every ounce I carry matters, and if a certain piece of equipment doesn't serve a great purpose, then it's a hindrance to high-country hunting.
Part of 'The Colorado Mountain Club Guidebook' series, and now in an newly updated and expanded second edition, "Colorado Lake Hikes" by hiking and cross-country skiing enthusiast and 'The Denver Post' columnist Dave Muller offers a fully illustrated collection of one hundred hikes to 145 different high-country Colorado lakes.
Upon analyzing high-country forage in sheep habitat, the researcher found that it contained extremely low levels of the nutrient selenium.
The tricky high-country winds shifted, and I felt a slight breeze touch the back of my neck.
And to charm the human interloper in its high-country home.