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Environmental
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climate zone
Definition

any of the eight principal zones, roughly demarcated by lines of latitude, into which the earth can be divided on the basis of climate

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Improved definition (EN only): Any of the principal zones, roughly demarcated by lines of latitude and altitude, into which the earth can be divided on the basis of climate

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/15099