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1. Of or pertaining to the alps, or to any lofty mountain; as, alpine snows; alpine plants.

2. Like the Alps; lofty. Gazing up an alpine height.

Origin: L. Alpinus, fr. Alpes the Alps: cf. F. Alpin.

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Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

... lowland tropical rainforest, but some live in bamboo forest and montane rainforest. The grizzly bear prefers open habitats, such as tundra, alpine meadows and coastlines. This means that a gorilla would not adapt well to the bear's habitat and the bear would not adapt well to the gorilla's ...

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by darrellacoustic
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
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Exam Question - Liverworts / Marchantiophyta

... of the plant. Lecture notes make no mention of liverworts in this environment, but from independent research i found they are commonly found in 'alpine' areas but do not cope well with high UV light exposure? I'm a first year marine biology and ecology student at university, also any tips on ...

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by Orca25
Fri Oct 24, 2008 10:22 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Exam Question - Liverworts / Marchantiophyta
Replies: 5
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... subdivided into 81,465 native born ('Nordic' in origin) and 12,492 foreign born (categorized by country of origin as being primarily 'Nordic', 'Alpine', or 'Mediterranean'). Brigham found that U.S.-born White officers averaged a 'mental age' of about 17.3, U.S.-born White draftees about 13.3 ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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trees make carbon sink to avoid global warming.

... But its such a shame man Oh yeh they are trees that can live for 4000 years Maybe cross pollinating them so they can grow really fast. Canadian alpine grows really fast and it’s a huge tree

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by mehdi71000
Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: trees make carbon sink to avoid global warming.
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Transpiration and wind speed.

OK just a quick check in, My first thoughts were tundra/alpine and shelterd valley woodland plants. so amongst them you will have to pick what you can attain localy for yout study. BBL

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by Linn
Wed Apr 19, 2006 3:48 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration and wind speed.
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