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  3. Objects Facet
  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. lacustrine bodies of water
  12. lakes (bodies of water)
  13. tarns
Scope note
Designates small mountain lakes, often with no apparent inlet, usually formed in a blocked bowl-shaped depression eroded by ice.
Accepted term: 13-May-2024