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  4. Built Environment (hierarchy name)
  5. Settlements and Landscapes (hierarchy name)
  6. landscapes (environments)
  7. natural landscapes
  8. bodies of water (natural)
  9. bodies of freshwater
  10. [bodies of freshwater by biome]
  11. wetlands
Scope note
Large category including areas of land characterized by poor drainage, standing or slowly moving water, and as a result, an almost constant state of water-saturated soil. Wetlands include swamps, marshes, and bogs.
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024