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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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battle of Edington

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After the disaster at Chippenham in January 878, Alfred was reduced to guerrilla warfare from the marshes around Athelney. By May he was ready to attack again and encountered...

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