Today, the South African terrain is just as unknown to Simpson, and probably as dangerous.
Maps are enormous, and players have to traverse huge amounts of terrain.
The terrain is mucky, and the pickings are slim; patience and boredom are a part of the hunt.
The most epic party experiences should be visceral; the terrain itself should play a big role in the story.
“The terrain is so rugged that they had to bring him out slung over the back of a horse, like the Wild West,” Walton recalls.
Pink gave a high leap, surveyed the terrain as he floated down.
The man with the lantern walked straight to the point of the terrain.
Cannon for permanent fortifications were of various sizes and calibers, depending upon the terrain that had to be defended.
For a few minutes there was silence, as Seaton studied the terrain beneath them.
Trails do not disappear entirely, not when the terrain remains the same, not when the weather is unchanged.
1727, "ground for training horses," from French terrain "piece of earth, ground, land," from Old French (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *terranum, from Latin terrenum "land, ground," from neuter of terrenus "of earth, earthly," from terra "earth, land," literally "dry land" (as opposed to "sea"); from PIE root *ters- "to dry" (cf. Sanskrit tarsayati "dries up," Avestan tarshu- "dry, solid," Greek teresesthai "to become or be dry," Latin torrere "dry up, parch," Gothic þaursus "dry, barren," Old High German thurri, German dürr, Old English þyrre "dry;" Old English þurstig "thirsty"). Meaning "tract of country, considered with regard to its natural features" first attested 1766.