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Rain forests (Topical Term)

Preferred form: Rain forests
Used for/see from:
  • Rain forests Tropics
  • Rainforests
  • Tropical rain forests
  • Tropical rainforests
See also:

LC database, May 7, 2001 (tropical rainforests; tropical rain forests)

Here are entered works on forests consisting primarily of tall, broad-leaved evergreen trees located in areas of high annual rainfall chiefly, but not exclusively, in the tropics. Works on areas of luxuriant, impenetrable vegetation occurring where light penetrates along tracks or riverbanks in tropical areas or as second growth vegetation where tropical forests have been cleared are entered under Jungles.

Note under Jungles