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backswamp An area of low, ill-drained ground on a flood plain away from the main channel. It stands slightly lower than adjacent alluvial fans extending from the valley sides, and is below natural levées that rise towards the main channel. It is a site of slow accumulation of silts and clays, usually inhabited by marsh plants.

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backswamp

backswamp An area of low, ill-drained ground on a flood-plain away from the main channel. It stands slightly lower than adjacent alluvial fans extending from the valley sides, and is below natural levees that rise towards the main channel. It is a site of slow accumulation of silts and clays, usually inhabited by marsh plants.

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backswamp

backswamp Area of low, ill-drained ground on a floodplain away from the main channel. It stands slightly lower than adjacent alluvial fans extending from the valley sides, and is below natural levées that rise towards the main channel. It is a site of slow accumulation of silts and clays.

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