wetlands

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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.
wetlands
Accepted term: 22-Jul-2024