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peatlands
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Peatland is a generic term for an extensive tract of wetland where peat has formed. They develop more extensively in northern areas where water drainage is blocked, precipitation is retained, and organic matter decomposition is slowed.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/18404.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/18404
Used For
peat bogs
Broader Term
wetlands
Related Term
bogs
peat
peat soils
peatland plants
Spanish
turberas
Term Number
18404