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17/3/2006

Dominating land use class

Map showing greatest dominant land use class inside a certain area, as well as strengthen of dominance. Consequently dark shade mark strong dominance in respective class.

Maps were produced by merging SK's land use classes according to the following:

Class

Consists of

Forest land

(1) Forest land

Arable land

(2) Arable land

Pasture

(3) Natural grassland

Mire

(4) Mire

Mountain

(5) Mountain and some other non-productive land

Remaining land

(6) Sub-alpine forest areas + (7) Sub-alpine mountain areas + (8) Other non-productive land where the non-productivity is caused by climate + (9) Road and railway + (10) Power line at forest land + (11) Nature under protection + (12) Military non-productive land + (13) Land occupied by buildings + (14) Other land

Sweden is a well-forested country which plainly will be claer of the map above, however forest land it is not dominating inside all parts of land use class. Therefore it is important to be aware of that presentations in MarkInfo is established on data from land use class forest land.

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