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Natural environment

Includes all natural land forms, rivers and lakes, trees and plants, but does not include the built environment.
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natural environment

The aggregate of the natural external surroundings and conditions, in contrast to the built environment (i.e., those surroundings and conditions resulting from construction by human beings).
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