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Cultural landscapes

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Topical headingCultural landscapes
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See alsoCultural geography
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Landscape archaeology
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Found inWork cat.: Art and cultural heritage, 2005: p. 216 (definition of cultural landscape based on Article 1 of the World Heritage Convention--cultural landscapes are those resulting from the combined work of nature and humans, and which express a long and intimate relationship among people and their natural environment; the Committee recognized three categories of cultural landscapes: a clearly-defined landscape designed and created intentionally by man; an organically-evolved landscape; an associative cultural landscape)
Landscape interfaces--cultural heritage in changing landscapes, 2003: p. 23 (cultural landscape researchers have also talked of their field of study as landscape history or landscape)
Dictionary of human geography, 2000: cultural landscape (cultural landscape, a principal object of study in cultural geography; defined by UC Berkeley professor Carl Sauer as the development of a landscape over time through the influence and activities of a cultural group)
Wikipedia, Aug. 7, 2006: cultural landscape (Cultural landscape is defined as a geographic area, including both cultural and natural resources and the wildlife or domestic animals therein, associated with a historic event, activity, or person or exhibiting other cultural or aesthetic values; in the USA, there are four general types of cultural landscapes, not mutually exclusive: historic sites, historic designed landscapes, historic vernacular landscapes, and ethnographic landscapes)
Art & architecture thesaurus online, Aug. 7, 2006 (cultural landscapes, designates land and water areas significantly altered or modified by human actions; related concept: Landscape archaeology)
Britannica online, Aug. 5, 2006: geography (cultural landscape, one of five major themes in cultural geography; the cultural geographer's studies include the cultural landscape, that is, the association of human, biologic, and physical features on the Earth's surface (esp. as perceived visually))
Archaeology and geographical information systems, 1995: p. 252 (objectively seen, there is only one physical landscape, but determining where the boundary between the cultural and natural landscape should be drawn varies among observers)