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  4. Built Environment (hierarchy name)
  5. Settlements and Landscapes (hierarchy name)
  6. landscapes (environments)
  7. natural landscapes
  8. bodies of water (natural)
  9. bodies of freshwater
  10. [bodies of freshwater by biome]
  11. riverine bodies of water
  12. streams
Scope note
General term for natural courses of water flowing continuously along a defined bed on the surface of the earth, forming a river, rivulet, brook, etc. The term is not used for canals or other artificial watercourses.
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024