subalpine


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sub·al·pine

 (sŭb-ăl′pīn′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, inhabiting, or growing in mountainous regions just below the timberline.
2. Of or relating to regions at or near the foot of the Alps.

subalpine

(sʌbˈælpaɪn)
adj
1. (Physical Geography) situated in or relating to the regions at the foot of mountains
2. (Botany) (of plants) growing below the treeline in mountainous regions
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subalpine - growing at high altitudessubalpine - growing at high altitudes    
highland, upland - used of high or hilly country
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subalpine

[ˈsʌbˈælpaɪn] ADJsubalpino
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Much of its mountain is covered with Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests.
A large part of the mountain is covered with Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests.
The reserve was established in 1925 in order to protect and study ecologic systems of middle mountainous, forest and partly subalpine areas, as wellGoygol, Maralgol, Zeligol and other mountain lakes.
The trees which are common to the area are the Subalpine Conifer trees which include many species of hardwood and are prized all over the world.
The Kew Mae Pan Nature Trail is one of the most beautiful nature trails in Thailad, as it passes through montane rain forest and subalpine forest with a diversity of flora and fauna, waterfalls, beautiful viewpoints and possible sightings of the rare Chinese goral.
the sale is predominantly standing dead lodgepole pine with a component of engelmann spruce and subalpine fir.
In a study published today in the journal Ecology Letters, researchers examining three subalpine bumble bee species in Colorado's Rocky Mountains found that, for some bumble bees, a changing climate means there just aren't enough good flowers to go around.
From the multi-hued sandstone cliffs of Zion, to the geologic monocline known as Waterpocket Fold at Capitol Reef, to the subalpine forest of Cedar Breaks and more, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef is utterly breathtaking, and the next best thing to experiencing the natural splendor of Utah's parks in person.
If the six-pound Montana is too heavy for your liking, there's the new Subalpine, which features a stainless barrel and action, a carbon fiber stock with Gore Optifade Subalpine camo pattern and a fluted barrel with a threaded muzzle.
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Available in three action lengths, the new Subalpine boltaction rifle from Kimber has a reinforced carbon-fiber stock wearing a new soft touch Gore Optifade Subalpine stock treatment.
Other sightings this week include an elusive Subalpine Warbler on the Great Orme, which also hosted Ring Ouzel, Blue-headed Wagtail and a Hen Harrier.