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Wetlands in Cuba Naturaleza

A wetland is an area of land consisting of soil that is saturated with moisture, such as a swamp, marsh, or bog.

As defined in terms of physical geography, a wetland is an environment "at the interface between truly terrestrial ecosystems and aquatic systems making them inherently different from each other yet highly dependent on both. In essence, wetlands are ecotones. Wetlands often host considerable biodiversity and endemism.

Ciénaga de Zapata is one of the largest and best preserved wetlands in the Caribbean Islands, with the largest area of swamps and tidal pools in Cuba and large areas of forest ... The Cauto Delta Wetland is formed by a complex of estuaries, lagoons, tidal areas and swamps that are at the end of the largest river system in Cuba (Río Cauto) ... The Lanier Wetland is located on the southern part of Isla de la Juventud. It is made up of the Ciénaga de Lanier, which crosses the centre of the island in a west–east–northeast direction. It runs from the bay of Siguanea to the eastern ...

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Ciénaga de Zapata

Ciénaga de Zapata

Ciénaga de Zapata is one of the largest and best preserved wetlands in the Caribbean Islands, with the largest area of swamps and tidal pools in Cuba and large areas of forest ... more info.

Delta del Rio Cauto

Cauto Delta Wetland

The Cauto Delta Wetland is formed by a complex of estuaries, lagoons, tidal areas and swamps that are at the end of the largest river system in Cuba (Río Cauto) ... more info.

Lanier Wetland

Lanier Wetland

The Lanier Wetland is located on the southern part of Isla de la Juventud. It is made up of the Ciénaga de Lanier, which crosses the centre of the island in a west–east–northeast direction. It runs from the bay of Siguanea to the eastern ... more info.

 
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