The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies

Natural areas

LC control 85090196
LC classificationQH75 QH77
Topical headingNatural areas
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Variant(s)Area preserves, Natural
Conservation land
Conservation lands
Land, Conservation
Landmarks, Natural
Lands, Conservation
Natural area preserves
Natural history reservations
Natural landmarks
Nature conservation areas
Nature conservation lands
Nature preserves
Nature reserves
Preserves, Natural area
Preserves, Nature
Protected natural areas
Protected natural regions
Protected natural sites
Reservations, Natural history
Reserves, Nature
See alsoNatural resources conservation areas
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
Protected areas
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
National parks and reserves
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
Nature conservation
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
World Heritage areas
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
Found inProtecting Canada's endangered spaces, c1995: p. xiii (protected areas)
Protected areas of the world, c1991-c1992.
LC database, Jan. 21, 1999 (Protected natural sites; New Zealand Protected Natural Areas Programme; protected natural areas; Nature preserves; Protected natural territories; protected natural regions)
Syrett, P. Biological control of weeds on conservation land, c2002: p. 6 ("If nothing is done to curb them, invasive weeds will threaten more than 580 000 ha of natural areas in 10-15 years ...")
LC database, Dec. 31, 2003 (conservation lands; nature conservation lands; conservation land; park and conservation land; nature conservation areas)
Carmen, W.J. Noncooperative breeding in the California scrub-jay, c2004: t.p. (Hastings Natural History Reservation) p. 5 ("The Reservation has a Mediterranean climate ...")
Chopaka Natural Area Preserve management plan, 2005: pref. ("In 1990, the Department of Natural Resources established the Chopaka Natural Area Preserve (NAP), adding it to the statewide system on natural areas.")
Geology of Orange County, California, and the Irvine Ranch National Natural Landmark, c2008.
The Irvine Ranch National Natural Landmark, via the Irvine Company website, Mar. 4, 2009: p. 2 (National Natural Landmark (NNL); "NNLs are designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior for natural areas in both public and private ownership. They are recognized as outstanding examples of the natural heritage of the country, alongside national parks, recreation areas and monuments.")
National Natural Landmarks Program website, Mar. 4, 2009 (National Natural Landmarks Program recognizes and encourages the conservation of outstanding examples of our country's natural history. It is the only natural areas program of national scope that identifies and recognizes the best examples of biological and geological features in both public and private ownership. National Natural Landmarks (NNLs) are designated by the Secretary of the Interior, with the owner's concurrence)