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MapBlastweb mapping service in the late 1990s."Surroundings are the area around a given physical or geographical point or place. The exact definition depends on the field. Surroundings can also be used in geography(when it is more precisely known as vicinity, or vicinage) and mathematics, as well as philosophy, with the literal or metaphorically extended definition.
thermodynamics, the term as a slightly more exact use: surroundings are seen as a medium for the exchange of materialsor energy, and can be considered as an open system.
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