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land
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
A term denoting the entire complex of surface and near-surface attributes of the solid portions of the surface of the earth which are significant to man. Water bodies occurring within land masses are included with land in some land classification systems.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/1580.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/1580
Broader Term
land resources
Narrower Term
abandoned land
agricultural land
alluvial land
arid lands
badlands
common lands
disturbed land
forest land
grazing lands
hinterland
industrial sites
land cover
land valuation
military lands
private lands
public lands
rangelands
reclaimed land
roadsides
tribal lands
volcanic land
waste disposal sites
wastelands
wildland
woodlots
Related Term
absentee landowners
land classification
Spanish
tierra
Term Number
1580