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GEMET General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus

reservoir

Definition

An artificial or natural storage place for water, such as a lake or pond, from which the water may be withdrawn as for irrigation, municipal water supply, or flood control. (Source: BJGEO)

Themes
  • building
  • water
Groups
  • ANTHROPOSPHERE (built environment, human settlements, land setup)
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/7138