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Do you think all wetlands are the same? Think again. Each wetland differs due to variations in soils, landscape,
climate, water regime and chemistry, vegetation, and human disturbance. Below are brief descriptions of the
major types of wetlands found in the United States organized into four general categories: marshes, swamps,
bogs, and fens.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-05-10 19:12:23
Description Do you think all wetlands are the same? Think again. Each wetland differs due to variations in soils, landscape,
climate, water regime and chemistry, vegetation, and human disturbance. Below are brief descriptions of the
major types of wetlands found in the United States organized into four general categories: marshes, swamps,
bogs, and fens.
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Resource Type
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Subject
Source United States Environmental Protection Agency
Keyword Wetlands, EPA, Marshes, Swamps, Bogs, Fens
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-05-10 19:00:24
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Date Last Modified 2009-05-10 19:12:23
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-05-09 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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