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Forests

Scope note

Historically, refers to wilderness areas outside the scope of common law but within the legislation of kings and reserved for royal activities; more recently, used to designate extensive wooded areas, whether maintained for the production of timber or unmanaged and preserving a wilderness of dense growth and wild animal habitats.

Term type

AAT
Place type

Getty AAT term number

30008863

Broader Terms used

wilderness

Narrower Terms used

urban forests
forest reserves

Term used for

forest lands
lands, forest

Equivalent Terms used

forest
wood

Created

11yrs ago

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