Lakes and Wetlands

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John P. Rafferty Associate Editor, Earth Sciences
The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Jan 15, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 256 pages
Lakes and wetlands are significant ecosystems that nourish, sustain, and house many of the planet s plant and animal species. Though both of these regions are defined by water both fresh and saline each lake and particular type of wetland also has characteristics all its own. This detailed volume considers the formation, composition, and maintenance of these intricate ecological units and the various life forms they support. Dramatic full-color photographs and in-depth profiles of Earth s major lakes highlight the beauty and complexity of these regions.
 

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Contents

Lakes
1
Lake Hydraulics
42
Inland Water
64
Major Lakes
80
Wetlands
132
Wetland Flora
153
Notable Smaller
179
Lake Maracaibo
192
Lake Van
205
Index
223
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