Story: Wetlands

Wetlands and their landforms

Wetlands and their landforms

Wetlands occupy a variety of landforms – from frozen snowfields in the high mountains to estuaries and lagoons at the coast. The diagram shows some of the wetland types and landforms associated with mountains, rivers and the coast.

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Peter Johnson, 'Wetlands - What are wetlands?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Peter Johnson, published 24 Sep 2007