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NOUN   a virgin forest | virgin forests
SYNO old growth | virgin forest
девственный лес {м}
virgin forest
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Translation for 'virgin forest' from English to Russian

virgin forest
девственный лес {м}лес.
Usage Examples English
  • They thought that insects' waste polluted the air, the fog, and the water, and the virgin forest harbored a great environment for miasma to occur.
  • Almost all of the Odenwald was covered then with virgin forest, and the outer edges were not settled.
  • When the New England settlers arrived in what is now Concord there was nothing but a dense virgin forest and wild prairie.
  • The trek to their new home would have been difficult, due in part to thick virgin forest and ravines as well as swampland thick with underbrush.
  • When the New Englanders arrived, there was nothing but dense virgin forest and wild prairie.
  • In 1690, the town of Enrile was a virgin forest on the southernmost portion of the province of Cagayan.
  • The settlement, on land surrendered by the Mississauga Indians, was in the midst of the last great virgin forest remaining between York and Hamilton Bay.
  • On the other side of the mountain, the West Virginia-based Fenwick Lumber Company logged Hunter and Southwest Hunter so thoroughly between 1903 and 1917 that it is hard to find virgin forest anywhere in the lands they once owned.
  • In 1847, a road was surveyed through virgin forest to "Buneep", as the area was known by its indigenous inhabitants, which enabled travellers to follow a track that led further east into Gippsland.
  • Also in the basin is the Virgin Komi Forests, the largest virgin forest in Europe.
  • Each track of virgin forest cleared by each family (rimba) will automatically belong to that family and inherited by its descendants as heirloom (pesaka) unless they migrate to other regions and relinquish their ownership of their land, which is symbolized by a token payment using a simple item in exchange for the land.
  • In the third century, Hanzhong Commandery was a sparsely populated area surrounded by wild virgin forest.
  • Although settlers arrived in the area in the 1700s, it was the massive logging operations of the 20th century that stripped the land of its virgin forest.
  • Today many of the Eastern National Forests are primarily second-growth and different in character from National Forests in the West created from huge reserves of largely virgin forest.
  • Since the upper headwaters went through virgin forest, an early timber industry developed. Logs were floated down the river after being cut. Livestock and crops soon followed.
  • These areas are far more affected by nature than humanity, to the extent that the latter is practically unnoticeable, for example virgin forest.
  • In the western half, the Chaco, virgin forest is lost to cattle ranching at an annual rate of more than 200.000 hectare (2008).
  • The extensive Nopporo Forest State Park (the world's largest park of virgin forest on level ground) is behind Ebetsu's Rakunō Gakuen University (the first university in Ebetsu, founded in 1949), encompassing 2015 hectares of preserved forest.
  • The Virgin Komi Forests ([...] , [...]) is a natural UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Northern Ural Mountains of the Komi Republic, Russia. At 32,800 km² it is the largest virgin forest in Europe.
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