20 Wetland Locations in the World and Their Characteristics

20 Wetland Locations in the World and Their Characteristics

Wetland locations in the world include; freshwater margins (Mississippi River Basin, North America; Amazon River Basin, South America; Lake Victoria, East Africa; Great Lakes region, North America; Pantanal, South America; Okavango Delta, Botswana; Mekong River Delta, Vietnam; Nile River Delta, Egypt), isolated topographic depressions (Chihuahuan Desert, Mexico; Great Salt Lake, Utah; Alvord Desert, Oregon; The “Duck Factory” or Prairie Pothole Region; Central Valley, California), riparian floodplains (Okavango Delta, Botswana; Everglades, Florida, USA; Pantanal (Brazil and Bolivia)), inland groundwater-upwelling zones (Hula Valley, Israel; Okefenokee Swamp, USA; Vasyugan Swamp, Russia), coastlines and estuaries (Sundarbans (Bangladesh and India)).