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subalpine forests
Subject Category
K Forest Science and Forest Products
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
A transition zone from dense forest below treeline to alpine tundra above treeline.
Definition Source
U.S. National Park Service
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137339.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137339
Broader Term
forests
Related Term
coniferous forests
treeline
tundra
Spanish
bosques subalpinos
Term Number
137339