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Fen

(fŭn), river, 375 mi (604 km) long, rising in the Wutai Mts. and flowing southwest, through a narrow valley, to the Huang He, Shanxi prov., N central China; navigable for small junks only in its lower course. The wide and fertile lower Fen valley has been irrigated since ancient times; wheat, millet, and cotton are grown.

fen

[fen]
(geography)
Peat land covered by water, especially in the upper regions of old estuaries and around lakes, that can be drained only artificially.

fen

1
low-lying flat land that is marshy or artificially drained

fen

2
a monetary unit of the People's Republic of China, worth one hundredth of a yuan
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precipitation-dominated systems), while two of their three extant fen sites had surface outflows.
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The rich fen sites left in the near-natural state are mostly fragmentary and even protected fens are under indirect drainage impact, although in many cases the characteristic species composition is largely preserved.
The Wet Fens Project in partnership with Dorset Wildlife Trust and the Freshwater Biological Association is pioneer work in the UK, to link research with conservation practice with the aim of incorporating small organisms into wetland conservation management.
sedge meadow and fen) occurred on private property along the south side of CR875N west of the fen, the study area was expanded to include the roadside ditch and meadow approximately 100 m west of the fen.
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