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A land region with a high concentration of trees, which is divided into an overstory (canopy or upper tree layer) and an understory of vegetation, which is further divided into a shrub layer, herb layer and, depending on the ecosystem, also a moss layer.
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an extensive wood or tract of wooded country.
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At the time, he asked the rigger to remove the static-line reserve lanyard (SRL), which is designed to open the reserve chute immediately after a malfunctioning main canopy is released.
Left to its own devices the forest takes shape - all understorey of hornbeam sits between the ground carpet of wood, yellow anemones and liverwort and the main canopy of oak, lime and ash.
If airplane speed is low, the slider is ineffective, enabling the main canopy to open almost immediately.
Vigorously growing trees with healthy crowns that reach to the main canopy usually won't die unless heavy defoliation (more than 60 percent of the crown) occurs several times.
Victoria had jumped alone from a Cessna Caravan light aircraft at 4,000ft but her main canopy failed to unfold at 3,000ft.