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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Because of its large size and shape--more than 30 square miles--it has been classified as a basin swamp.
The paludal deposits of Sarawak occur in large basin swamps and in small interior valleys that have developed in mostly near coastal areas in relatively recent times (Murtedza et al.