Translation of fen in Spanish:

fen

terreno pantanoso, n.

Pronunciation /fɛn/

noun

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    terreno pantanoso masculine
    pantano masculine
    • Sand dunes, including the machair on the Hebrides, some types of lowland lochs, fens, meadows, hedgerows and blanket bogs are all mentioned as habitats needing further protection.
    • The bogs, fens, and estuarine marshes in the Lower Fraser Valley and Fraser Delta of British Columbia support large vegetable growing operations.
    • The birds occupy a range of wetland habitats: lakes, rivers, reedbeds, sedge fens, marsh dykes, ponds, flooded gravel pits and meres.
    • Our Countryside Bill gives everyone the right to enjoy mountains, moorland, fens and common land - for the first time since the enclosures of the 17th and 18th centuries.
    • Both species need large areas of fens and wetlands and are highly intolerant of human disturbance at nest sites.
    • This is mainly because the vast bogs and fens make the area almost impossible to traverse in the summer months; about the only way to penetrate the area is by boat or canoe.
    • Acres of the perfectly uniform crops along the fens, the reclaimed marshlands of Cambridgeshire, are ripening, but until the rain lifts the harvesters will not be leaving their homes.
    • Like Amsterdam perhaps, much of the centre of the city is reclaimed from the water, or the marshes and fens of the wild Shawmut Peninsula that loomed out of the mist to greet the 17th century sailors from the Old World.
    • Many of the ‘gap’ species are also typically found in open to very open wetland habitats such as fens, alder thickets, wet prairies, sedge meadows, and shrub carrs.
    • From the marshes, fens and river-banks, rushes and reeds were harvested for use in thatching, with tons needed just for one dwelling.
    • Wildlife habits, rivers, the canal, bogs and fens are to be protected and development restricted along those areas.
    • Intensive efforts are being made to create new fens and marshes, and restore existing ones, to increase its numbers.
    • It is usually found in saturated soils and thus colonizes a range of habitats including marshes, fens, shallow lakes and salt marshes.
    • Many southern mountain wetlands have characteristics of both fens and bogs.
    • Prairie fens in North America occur throughout areas that were once glaciated.
    • The coniferous forests appear in the lowlands, which are filled with lakes, bogs, and fens.
    • Most of the bogs and fens of North America and Europe had seemed to begin accumulating vegetation about 1,500 years after atmospheric methane concentrations started to rise.
    • All three of the wetlands fit the description of southern mountain fens.
    • Then, from his tower, Thom looked straight across the fens and grasslands, and his gaze landed on the mountain.
    • As mires and fens are most important summer pastures, half of all inventory sites were located on mires and fens, and half on mineral soils.