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In a paper in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, we identified exemplar landscapes of the United States. These landscapes were selected using the 1992 Metaland database by the affinity propagation algorithm, which quickly and objectively chooses representative items from large sets. 


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Representative Landscapes of the Continental USA

3. On the virtual globe below if you have installed this browser plugin, you can use your mouse wheel to move closer and further from the Earth, and double click on any landscape to zoom nearer to its location.

2. On the map below, you can use your mouse wheel to move closer and further from the Earth, and click on any landscape to view its description.

1.  For a sequential guided tour of these representative landscapes, try downloading the kmz file for viewing in your own copy of Google Earth.

Three easy ways to see these landscapes