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RLC AVHRR-Derived Land Cover, Former Soviet Union, 15-km, 1984-1993

This dataset is a 15-kilometer resolution land cover map for the land area of the Former Soviet Union. There are sixty land cover classes distinguished in this dataset, of which 38 are forest cover classes. The data set is useful for stratification of the FSU into general sub-regions of land cover for subsequent study using higher resolution satellite data.

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