Types of landscapes

Reference can be made to the theme of the landscape if we relate it to everything that is likely to be seen by a person in a habitat in a timely manner . The idea that said landscape reflects a certain beauty in the eyes of the beholder is an idea rooted in people. All artistic expressions have wanted to capture that beauty of the landscape. Hence that connotation.

Kind of landscapes

Landscape by type of climate

warm landscapes

This type of landscapes have as main characteristic, the fact that the temperatures are high. This is so because sunlight enters directly into this type of landscape. In fact, it hits directly on the ground. This climatic condition helps the biodiversity of these places to be very rich. Many species of animals and plants develop in it.

cold landscapes

It is related to the idea that they are found in their habitat at temperatures that are low practically all year round. These types of landscapes are not highly attractive for inhabitants. Among other characteristics, there are landscapes with little lighting, since the sun is rarely in sight due to the continuous presence of clouds.

In addition, there is another characteristic that makes this type of landscape distinctive and that is that it has little vegetation. Consequently there is little life. This does not mean that this type of landscape cannot be inhabited. It is somewhat attractive to most people, however, some will choose to live in such landscapes.

Temperate Landscapes

In this case, the landscape develops within a climate that is pleasant, between an average of heat and cold. In this case, the richness in biodiversity is optical and presents a wide variety of living beings and plants. Especially in the subject of vegetation there is a lot of richness. Practically jungles and forests develop in this type of landscape, from the point of view of biodiversity.


Landscapes by their nature (without the intervention of the hand of the human being)

Antarctic Landscapes

It is a type of landscape that represents a challenge for human beings if they decide to inhabit it. Its main characteristic is the fact that the temperatures are extremely cold. The landscape shows the imposing presence of the so-called glaciers, those large structures made of ice. These types of places have a lot of snow.

south pole landscape

Coastal Landscapes

The landscapes that are within this category have the main characteristic that they are directly connected to the sea. For humans, this type of landscape is highly attractive, both for its natural beauty and connection with the sea, as well as for the food possibilities it offers. Fishing activity takes place very frequently.

City on the seashore

Desert landscapes

One of the main characteristics of this type of landscape is high temperatures during the day and low temperatures at night. Regarding the vegetation, this is usually very scarce, with cacti predominating in an important way. They have a strong presence of sand throughout the land extension that complicates the stay in those places a little more.


landscapes plain

This type of landscape has as its main characteristic, the presence of some elevations in the extension of land, in a moderate way, unlike a mountainous area. In its surroundings they have some channels in rivers and even small lakes. For this reason it is an attractive place for people who are engaged in agriculture.



This type of landscape is directly related to what is found and displayed under the sea. It offers a marine-type biodiversity that few people know about. That’s why when you do some diving or watch documentaries, you can see beauty in colors and shapes that you can’t imagine. It is one of the most attractive landscapes and little by little it is being explored more.

marine aquarium

Mountainous Landscapes

It refers to all kinds of landscape that is shown with particular characteristics, such as the fact that there are a series of elevations at different points on the earth. That is to say, the mountainous landscape has a series of surfaces that present important heights and at the same time, in a concatenated manner, surface with low heights.

The central element of this type of landscape is the mountain. Although it offers a beautiful landscape to the human being, the mountains from the geographical and geological point of view, contribute an important value to biodiversity. It regulates in a certain way the temperature of the places that are near the mountains themselves. They also retain water when it rains in their channels.

Mountains Landscape

Jungle Landscapes

These landscapes project an important richness in biodiversity. In addition, it is also possible to observe various types of animals and a wide variety of plants and other types of vegetation. They are one of the best landscapes that planet earth can have. However, many extensions of land are disappearing by the hand of man due to the felling of trees.

tree in the jungle

landscapes valleys

In this case, the landscapes present an extension of land with few undulations, it practically turns out to be very flat. The vegetation, unlike other types of landscapes, is not so rich. The temperatures are pleasant and this type of place is ideal for grazing cattle. Plants such as sirgo, safflower and grass can be planted on these tracts of land.

open landscape

Landscapes by the presence of the hand of man

Agricultural Landscapes

This landscape responds to a human need to exploit the land to get the necessary food. Generally, the areas known as plains are transformed into agricultural landscapes, taking advantage of both the climate and access to water, to develop a planting plan and subsequent harvest of some fruits and/or vegetables.

harvested wheat

Cultural Architectural Landscapes

It refers to those places that were destined to develop an architectural complex for cultural purposes. They show both architectural trends and the optimization of public spaces to present other types of cultural activities. They are also considered as tourist centers.

Landscape with Greek type columns

Highway Landscapes

It refers to those asphalt structures that indicate precisely a path to follow to get from one place to another by moving in some type of car. You can really enjoy this type of landscape if it is complemented with others such as the presence of trees, and even forest ranges or the sea itself as a spectacle.

road across the valley

Landscapes of Cities

In these landscapes, large buildings are considered a distinctive element. There is also an important urbanization of houses and businesses in a specific area of ​​land. The nature of its infrastructure makes the city easy to distinguish. This type of landscape is home to a significant number of people. You can admire the landscape at night with the light.

night city

Industrial Landscapes

They are those landscapes that have the particularity that in them there is a considerable amount of buildings in which a series of production activities, precisely industrial, are destined within them. That is, we are talking about large factory complexes. For some, this type of landscape may or may not be attractive. The truth is that they are vital for the development of the economy and humanity.

industrial landscape

Landscapes of Villages

They correspond to those landscapes that have a succession of houses in an orderly manner where families take refuge, between them there are interposed a series of streets that give shape to the urbanity of the town itself. Unlike cities, towns have as their main characteristic that in their surroundings and even within the town itself, there is diversity in vegetation.

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