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Natural Breaks Classification

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Natural Breaks Classification - definition(s)

natural breaks classification - [cartography] A method of manual data classification that seeks to partition data into classes based on natural groups in the data distribution. Natural breaks occur in the histogram at the low points of valleys. Breaks are assigned in the order of the size of the valleys, with the largest valley being assigned the first natural break.

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Source: esri, 17 June 2012 08:23:12, External 

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