Tag:wetland=swamp

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Description
An area of waterlogged forest, with dense vegetation. Edit or translate this description.
Rendering in openstreetmap-carto area
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Group: Natural
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Status: approvedPage for proposal

A swamp is a freshwater wetland covered in dense, woody vegetation (trees or shrubs). Swamps can be seasonally or permanently flooded or saturated.

How to map

Draw the outline area of the area and tag it with natural=wetland + wetland=swamp.

Difference between swamp and marsh

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See also