Higher and higher, above the tree-line now, the path went on, and there were signs of travel along it that worried me.
As the malocca was but a short distance from the forest border, the tree-line would bring them close to its water frontage.
I have stood upon the thick tops of cedar trees on high places in the White mountains near the tree-line.
Above the tree-line no sound ascends but a faint vibration, the body of sound making itself felt in the silence.
In Colorado alone the Arctic-Alpine territory above the tree-line probably extends over five million or more acres.
A geographic boundary beyond which trees cannot grow. On the Earth as a whole, the timberline is the northernmost or southernmost latitude at which trees can survive; in a mountainous region, it is the highest elevation at which trees can survive. Also called tree line.
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