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Rangeland Anthromes


The broad anthropogenic biome group of Rangelands consists of three rangeland anthromes, Residential Rangelands, Populated Rangelands, and Remote Rangelands.  Each are used primarily for livestock grazing and vary based on human population density.


Residential Rangelands

Populated Rangelands

Residential Rangelands Click to explore Populated Rangelands

Remote Rangelands


Click to Explore Remote Rangelands


Created by:

Andrew Petit de Mange & Kelly Kennedy

Based on: Anthropogenic Biomes of the World

Ellis, E. C. and N. Ramankutty. 2008. Putting people in the map: anthropogenic biomes of the world. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6(8):439-447 doi:10.1890/070062. [download]