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Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Ecology

Fifth edition

Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191793158

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In East Anglia, England, the name given to a freshwater lake, usually fringed by reeds, which is connected to a slow-flowing river near to its estuary. It is derived from medieval peat diggings which subsequently flooded....

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Subjects: Ecology and Conservation

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