Marshes

Some articles on marshes:

Battle Of The Marshes - Operation Kheibar
... Operation Kheibar began on 24 February began Iranian infantrymen crossed the Hawizeh Marshes using speedboats in an amphibious assault ... This took the Iraqis by surprise, since the marshes were considered impenetrable, and worse the Iraqi could not use their tanks ... The marshes also absorbed the impact of Iraqi artillery and bombs ...
Cley Marshes
... Cley Marshes is a 176-hectare (430-acre) nature reserve on the North Sea coast of England just outside the village of Cley next the Sea, Norfolk ... Cley Marshes protects an area of reed beds, freshwater marsh, pools and wet meadows and has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSS ... to reclaim land and protect the village, the marshes have been flooded many times, and the southward march of the coastal shingle bank and encroachment by the ...
Mesopotamian Marshes
... The Mesopotamian Marshes are a wetland area located in southern Iraq and partially in southwestern Iran ... mainly composed of the separate but adjacent Central, Hawizeh and Hammar Marshes, used to be the largest wetland ecosystem of Western Eurasia ... Draining of portions of the marshes began in the 1950s and continued through the 1970s to reclaim land for agriculture and oil exploration ...
Shatt Al-Arab Basin - Conservation
... Iraq and the ending of a four-year drought that same year, the process has been reversed and the marshes have experienced a substantial rate of recovery. 50% of 1970s levels, with a remarkable regrowth of the Hammar and Hawizeh Marshes and some recovery of the Central Marshes ... Efforts to restore the marshes have led to signs of their gradual revivification as water is restored to the former desert, but the whole ecosystem may take far longer to restore than it took ...
Marshes Of Morva - In The Novels - In The Foundling
... While the sorcerer Dallben makes an off-stage voyage to the Marshes in the fifth novel The High King, the titular short story of The Foundling and Other Tales from Prydain is set in ... Little is made of the ominous nature of the Marshes in this story ...