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The Ramsar Convention definition of "wetland" and classification system for wetland type

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LINK: http://www.ramsar.org/cda/ramsar/display/main/main.jsp?zn=ramsar&cp=1-26-76%5E21235_4000_0__

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This classification system for wetlands is also Appendix A of the Strategic Framework and guidelines for the future development of the List of Wetlands of International Importance. The categories of the classification are intended to provide only a very broad framework to aid rapid identification of the main wetland habitats represented at each site.

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Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Canada and United States, World, Nunavut, United States

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