Swamp FAQs:


Q: Is swamp a wetland that is forested?

A: Yes.

Q: Are swamps located in mainland East Asia and Southeast Asia?

A: Yes.

Q: Are swamps often called bayous in the southeastern United States?

A: Yes, and especially in the Gulf Coast region.

Q: Is swamp colloquially used for what is more correctly termed a bog or muskeg?

A: Yes.

Q: Are swamps found along major rivers such as the Amazon?

A: Yes, and the Mississippi, and the Congo.

Q: Is swamp "true" or swamp forests and "transitional" or shrub swamps?

A: Yes.

Q: Are swamps features of areas with very low topographic relief?

A: Yes.

Q: Is swamp mostly in Delaware but extends into Maryland on the Delmarva Peninsula?

A: Yes.

Q: Are swamps characterized by slow-moving to stagnant waters?

A: Yes.

Q: Is swamp therefore lost or degraded?

A: Yes.

Q: Is swamp a large swamp in the western Siberia area of the Russian Federation?

A: Yes.

Q: Is swamp a?

A: Yes, and Reelfoot Lake of extreme western Tennessee and Kentucky, was created by the 1811–12 New Madrid earthquakes.

Q: Are swamps extremely important in fish production?

A: Yes.

Q: Are swamps critically important to providing fresh water and oxygen to all life?

A: Yes, and that they are often breeding grounds for a wide variety of life.