Definition of quaking bog in English:

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quaking bog

noun

A bog formed over water or soft mud, which shakes underfoot.
Example sentences
  • He pointed out the Dun Dyke, a raised rib of firm ground which ran across quaking bog.
  • The world's largest known quaking bog found on a barrier beach is in the Shank Painter Pond system in Provincetown.
  • The environment in which the microorganisms live changes from mesotrophic in the infra-aquatic peat-bog and initional quaking bog formations to oligotrophic and very acid in the real quaking bog and initional peat-moor formations.
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