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buffer zone

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buffer zone noun

A strip of land where disturbances are not allowed, or are closely monitored, to preserve aesthetic and other qualities adjacent to roads, trails, waterways and recreation sites[1].


banda de amortiguamiento[2] or franja de protección[2]


Zone tampon[1]




  1. 1.0 1.1 Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Fishery Glossary. (2009). Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.