marine swamp

marine swamp

[mə′rēn ′swämp]
(geography)
An area of low, salty, or brackish water found along the shore and characterized by abundant grasses, mangrove trees, and similar vegetation. Also known as paralic swamp.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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