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see swampswamp,
shallow body of water in a low-lying, poorly drained depression, usually containing abundant plant growth dominated by trees, such as cypress, and high shrubs. Swamps develop in moist climates, generally in such places as low-lying coastal plains, floodplains of rivers,
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A transitional land-water area, covered at least part of the time by estuarine or coastal waters, and characterized by aquatic and grasslike vegetation, especially without peatlike accumulation.


low poorly drained land that is sometimes flooded and often lies at the edge of lakes, streams, etc.


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Around eight inches of old peat was scraped from nine acres of marshland and used to block a large ditch bordering the site.
Lolong, the 20-foot long crocodile that was captured alive in the Agusan marshland, last week, is "not alone", said Elorde.
The strain was found in a wild bird in marshland outside the northern city of Vitoria.
7 miles of marshland reduces a hurricane surge tide by a foot, dispersing the storm's power.
When fully completed in 2012, the park will offer rolling hills, civic plazas, a bicycle path, restored marshland, 2 large playing fields for soccer, field hockey, softball, cricket and football, six basketball courts, 10 handball courts, two volleyball courts, an in-line hockey rink, three tennis courts, three playgrounds and open lawns for lounging.
Their years of negligence and callous indifference to the marshland ecology led to Katrina's disastrous consequence.
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For hikers, a trail along the lagoon weaves by marshland, sagebrush, eucalyptus trees and yucca plants.
The percentage of Iraqi marshland that can be restored depends on how much fresh water can be diverted into the marshes.
Species that nested within the marshland habitat include red-winged blackbird, tricolored blackbird, common yellowthroat, and song sparrow, the report said.
To help the remaining marshland population and support other US efforts to secure Iraq's infrastructure, USAID turned to the Corps's Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) for its expertise in modeling water management in large watershed systems.
The most interesting chapter (number 4) contrasts the Brierons of the Briere, peasant-workers (indeed many were landowners and producers) with traditions of autonomy based on collective management of the marshland, with the more "urban-based shipyard workers," both groups largely maintaining separate identities.