Natural Environment

  • This page: Natural features & links to examples.
  • Status : Complete 85% [examples to add]
  • First Published: 01 November 2018

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Outback & Salt Lake, NT, Australia

Natural Environment - Overview:

Natural Features are those that have formed over millions of years and while true wilderness is shrinking this collection of features, in the many forms we witness, never fails to impress. This set has three primary groups outlined below with links to examples:

Natural Environment - Examples:


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The continuous water-free surface of the Earth and includes both land and the sea bed. Typical features include mountains, trenches, cliffs, plains and plateaus.



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Oceans, sea and water on and below the land surface and in the form of rivers, lakes and ice.


Landcover [Earthcover]

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Natural vegetation in the form of forests, tundra, deserts, savanna, rainforest etc. The vegetation unaffected by the arrival of humans - sometimes described as "Earthcover".

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