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hill

Definition

A natural elevation of the land surface, rising rather prominently above the surrounding land, usually of limited extent and having a well-defined outline, rounded rather than peaked or rugged, with no specific definition of absolute elevation. (Source: BJGEO)

Themes
  • geography
  • natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
Groups
  • LAND (landscape, geography)
Related terms
Other relations
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/3966