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Middle-mountain settlements in Zuberoa

Bordaldea (pronounced bordaltia in Zuberoa) refers to a prevailing type of settlement established for livestock farming on so-called syndic land, according to the 1838 Ordinance, replaced by the Mountain Law in 1985. 554 more words

Livestock And Grazing

Burning the land, ‘lur-erretzea’ (Lapurdi)

Burning the land or lur-erretzea (different from the slash-and-burn farming of grasslands and woodlands, lurra atera or luberritu in Basque) is an ancient and well-established cultural trait in Europe. 583 more words


Late, Damp Fall Day at the Field

Light rain has fallen in the field. Late fall temperature is 53 degrees, the grass remains green, but most of the pasture has gone into dormancy.   59 more words

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