temperate rain forest


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Noun1.temperate rain forest - a rain forest in a temperate area
rain forest, rainforest - a forest with heavy annual rainfall
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It was the only day of intense rain, but that didn't stop us enjoying the trails in the temperate rain forest. As they say in Alaska: 'No such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing.' They also give you a rhyming wildlife warning: "Eyes in front means they hunt, eyes on the side means they hide."
It was the only day of intense rain, but that didn't stop us enjoying the trails in the temperate rain forest. As they say in Alaska: 'No such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing.' They also give you a rhyming wildlife warning: "Eyes in front means they hunt, eyes on the side means a national park but put on the European map by Captain James Cook, who came in the 1770s trying to find the elusive North West Passage.
But here also was a temperate rain forest, rich with coastal shrubs and Sitka spruce - one spruce even called Grandma because it has spanned the creek for 300 years, the water flowing steadily beneath its hefty base.
Even Antarctica (yes, Antarctica is considered a desert!) is discovered to have supported life of a temperate rain forest 3 million years ago.
The temperate rain forest has a higher biomass density than the Amazon.
We had spent half a day touring a temperate rain forest on a little dirt track in a sort of golf buggy.
They cover tundra, boreal forest, eastern deciduous forest, grasslands: plains and prairies, regional grasslands and related areas, deserts, chaparral and pinyon-juniper woodlands, montane forests, temperate rain forest, coastal environments, and a selection of special environments including The Grand Canyon and The Everglades.
The entire region is wrapped in the Tongass National Forest, the largest contiguous temperate rain forest in the world.
We're a temperate rain forest. That means the minute you turn your back on it, stuff grows.''
The largest log cabin in the Southern Hemisphere, this award-winning retreat constructed of gigantic Ponderosa pine logs is set in a deep valley within a temperate rain forest. Though you are surrounded by wilderness, there is no shortage of creature comforts at the lodge; I had a great view overlooking the forest while soaking in the hot tub of my spa cabin.
clothing tycoon Douglas Tompkins, a frequent visitor to Chile since the early sixties, bought an abandoned, overgrown property, Renihue Ranch, with the idea of protecting its some ten thousand acres of temperate rain forest from development.
Given the typical urban environment of concrete and steel, Vollmer's landscape architects chose to create an imaginative oasis that would mimic "the temperate rain forest." That theme is carried out through interactive elements and creative use of standard materials, reinforcing the concept of learning through play.