basin swamp

basin swamp

[′bās·ən ‚swämp]
(ecology)
A fresh-water swamp at the margin of a small calm lake, or near a large lake protected by shallow water or a barrier.
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Army Corps of Engineers flood protection levees within the Atchafalaya Basin Swamp, and rivers, streams and highway crossings, as well as managing the multiple changes to the design route and securing permit addendums as a result.
Because of its large size and shape--more than 30 square miles--it has been classified as a basin swamp.