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  Swamp
A swamp is a wetland that features temporary or permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hammocks, or dry-land protrusions, and covered by aquatic vegetation, or vegetation that tolerates periodical inundation.
Swamps are generally characterised by very slow-moving waters, often rich in tannins from decaying vegetation.
Swamps were historically often drained to provide additional land for agriculture, and to reduce the threat of diseases born by swamp insects and similar animals.
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  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Swamp
A swamp is a wetland that features permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hummocks, or dry-land protrusions.
Swamps are generally characterized by very slow-moving waters, often rich in tannins from decaying vegetation.
Swamps are often called bayous in the southeastern United States, especially in the Gulf Coast region.
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  Swamp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A swamp is a wetland that features permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hummocks, or dry-land protrusions.
Swamps usually are regarded as including a large amount of woody vegetation.
Swamps are generally characterized by very slow-moving waters, often rich in tannins from decaying vegetation.
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