Landscapes (or natural-territorial complexes) - different-sized plot with some uniformity of physical and geographical conditions. These areas have been caused by long interconnected and interwoven nature of components in certain areas. The landscape consists of natural elements: rocks, air, water, soil, living organisms. Interaction between them is caused by physical and geographical phenomena landshaftoutvoryuyuchymy.
Integrated research landscapes need their synthesis, the combination of size, features of natural conditions and other components. Such selection and description of major areas, which are inherent similarities of nature, called the physical-geographical zoning.