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EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > WETLANDS > MARSHES

Definition:
Marshes refer to the area that occurs between the open water of a lake and
dry land. 


Reference:
Nebel, Bernard J. Nebel and Richard T. Wright. Environmental Science-the Way
the World Works. 1998. Prentice-Hall, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.