Protected areas that are usually large unmodified or slightly modified areas, retaining their natural character and influence, without permanent or significant human habitation, which are protected and managed so as to preserve their natural condition. (Source: IUCN, Protected Area Category)
Broader: protected areaLEO Thesaurus
Concept URI: http://www.informea.org/terms/wilderness-area
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