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LAND SURFACE [2 records]

Record 1 2009-08-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Physical Geography (General)
  • Environmental Economics
DEF

That part of the lithosphere usually not covered by water.

OBS

land surface: term used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Géographie physique (Généralités)
  • Économie environnementale
CONT

La désertification touche un sixième de la population mondiale, 70 % des 5,2 milliards d'hectares de terres arides (soit 3,6 milliards d'hectares) et un quart de toute la surface émergée du globe.

Spanish

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Record 2 1992-10-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Real Estate
  • Urban Planning
OBS

land area: Source : Directory of Federal Real Property User's Guide January 1990.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Immobilier
  • Aménagement urbain
OBS

superficie du terrain : Source : Répertoire fédéral des biens immobiliers - Guide d'utilisation Janvier 1990 (BGBI) (2.13).

Spanish

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