[Tagging] wetland=bog, why only "receive their water and nutrients from rainfall"?

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sun Jan 24 11:10:41 UTC 2016

On 23 January 2016 at 21:37, Christoph Hormann <chris_hormann at gmx.de> wrote:

> the typical bog as
> common in many parts of northern Europe is rain fed.

That's not my understanding. For example I worked on the conservation of:


which is spring and stream fed.

> Mires fed by
> groundwater or water inflow from the outside are usually not bogs.
> See:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mire

That's contradicted by:


Andy Mabbett

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