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Subject Category
B Rural and Agricultural Sociology
Leisure time activity such as swimming, picnicking, boating, hunting and fishing.
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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Scope Note
Use for human leisure activities for enjoyment, such as bicycling, walking, boating, etc.; For the spontaneous, voluntary, and pleasurable activity engaged by animals or children USE play.
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Used For
leisure activities
recreational activities
Broader Term
leisure, recreation and tourism
Narrower Term
active recreation
forest recreation
motorized recreation
outdoor recreation
recreation areas
rural recreation
urban recreation
water recreation
Related Term
mountain resorts
play activities
recreational equipment
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