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A global digital data base of vegetation was compiled at 1 degree latitude by 1 degree longitude resolution, drawing on approximately 100 published sources. Vegetation data from varied sources were consistently recorded using the hierarchical UNESCO classification system. The raw data base distinguishes about 180 vegetation types that have been collapsed to 32.     
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    Global Distribution of Vegetation (32 vegetation types) land cover Projection: WGS 84
Spatial Extent: N: 90, S: -90, E: 180, W: -180
Start DateTime: 1971-01-01T00:00
End DateTime: 1982-12-31T23:59
Global Distribution of Vegetation (32 vegetation types)