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- Canyon terrain remains where bodies of water erode large geological features such as mountains.
- Desert terrain is a harsh, hot, often barren, sandy landscape with little vegetation and very little water.
- Forest terrain is full with vegetation, plants and trees due to a temperate climate suited to growth.
- Glacial terrain describes large areas of glacial ice covered land or sea.
- Hilly terrain has small peaks, often formed by erosion and sediment, in clusters and with vegetation.
- Marsh terrain is low lying land that becomes water logged during different seasons often with plant growth.
- Mountain terrain describes geological peaks and rock formations often with icecaps.
- Oasis terrain describes small bodies of water located in deserts that are fertile, green and usually rare.
- Oceanic terrain is the salty water surface area which covers more that 70% of the globe.
- Open terrain might describe open areas of flat often fertile land with vegetation.
- River terrain runs alongside rivers of varying shapes and sizes, normally fertile and green or eroded rocks.
- Swamp terrain is a large area of continuous shallow water often with many creatures and plant types.
- Tundra terrain is barren land often quite cold - there are 3 types, arctic, antarctic and alpine tundra.
- Valley terrain are geological land depressions between mountains or hills, sometimes with rivers between.
- Ancient woodland.
- Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
- Designated land.
- Ecological network.
- Local Nature Reserve.
- National nature reserves.
- National parks.
- National Scenic Area NSA.
- Ramsar sites.
- Site of biological importance.
- Site of Nature Conservation Interest (SNCI).
- Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
- Special protection areas.
- Types of land.
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