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GEMET General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus

lake basin

Definition

1) The depression in the Earth's surface occupied or formerly occupied by a lake and containing its shore features. 2) The area from which a lake receives drainage. (Source: BJGEO)

Themes
  • natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
  • water
Groups
  • LAND (landscape, geography)
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/4590