Contiguous heterogeneous natural or constructed land area with similar conditions over a larger geographic area.

Visually distinct scenery, an expanse of scenery of a particular type, especially as much as can be seen by the eye.

Definition adapted from: Armantrout, N. B. compiler. 1998. Glossary of aquatic habitat inventory terminology. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

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