Wetlands Quiz

Guess the type or specific area of wetland based on the description.
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Last updated: October 26, 2020
First submittedOctober 26, 2020
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Description
Wetland
A natural region of tropical wetlands in southern Florida, covering 7,800 square miles
Everglades
The world's largest tropical wetland area, located in Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay
Pantanal
A type of wetland with poor soil and high peat content, which occurs where the water is acidic
Bog
Like the above but alkaline, and usually contains less peat and more plant life
Fen
The above two are different variations of this type of wetland
Mire
An area of mangrove swamp formed by the confluence of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna Rivers
Sundarbans
A term used in the US to describe an extremely slow-moving stream or river, a marshy lake or a creek whose current reverses daily due to tides
Bayou
Name for the area between land and a river or stream
Riparian zone
An inland delta located in Botswana, that appears each year and gradually evaporates
Okavango Delta
A type of wetland that is dominated by herbaceous plant species
Marsh
The largest delta located entirely within Europe
Danube Delta
Seasonal pools of water that are characteristic of Mediterranean climates (though they also occur in others)
Vernal pool
A large swamp in South Sudan, formed by a section of the White Nile
Sudd
Region in southern France located between the two arms of the Rhône delta
Camargue
Delta in southern Vietnam, part of a river known for its giant catfish
Mekong Delta
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