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The concept of multiple use thus applies mostly to the management of large
areas of wild land, although within such areas various special uses may from
place to place and from time to time be emphasized. Nevertheless, the governing
Patterns of land use were determined over patterns of many centuries of trial-and
-error experimentation by land use people equipped with primitive tools who
depended' on the biological communities of the Earth for their energy supplies.
Now only small clumps of wild cypress survive on the Levka Ori, and only about 2
percent of the total land area bears such trees as Aleppo pine, ilex, holm oak,
chestnut, and plane trees. Olives, carobs (evergreens whose pods have a ...
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