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Landscapes (environments)

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Use broadly for portions of the earth's surface that share common repeating characteristics that can be comprehended at a glance. Landscapes are more than scenery or political units; they are systems of natural and cultural contexts. If possible use a more specific term.

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<Settlements and Landscapes>

Equivalent Terms used

landscape (environment)


12yrs ago

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