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Wetlands are indeed the vital link between water and land. "Wetlands" is the collective term for marshes, swamps, bogs, and similar areas found in generally flat vegetated areas, in depressions in the landscape, and between dry land and water along the edges of streams, rivers, lakes, and coastlines. Wetlands can be found in nearly every county and climatic zone in the United States. Most likely, a wetland exists in your neighborhood or very close to it. This site has great information on wetlands.

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Date Of Record Release 2005-05-11 12:16:46
Description Wetlands are indeed the vital link between water and land. "Wetlands" is the collective term for marshes, swamps, bogs, and similar areas found in generally flat vegetated areas, in depressions in the landscape, and between dry land and water along the edges of streams, rivers, lakes, and coastlines. Wetlands can be found in nearly every county and climatic zone in the United States. Most likely, a wetland exists in your neighborhood or very close to it. This site has great information on wetlands.
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Source United States Environmental Protection Agency
Keyword wetlands, values, functions, uses, protection, status of wetlands
Date Of Record Creation 2004-10-16 08:08:07
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Date Last Modified 2009-10-22 15:04:37
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2005-05-11 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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