Jun 18, 2020

"Flat swamp" theory

Everyone thinks the swamp is flat.

But is it really?

Surrounding this tiny island
is 2 feet deep slough

Even in the deepest slough ...

I was surprised to find tiny hills of dry land.

The source?

Overturned trees cause roots and peat to locally pop up.

Can you see how this uprooted tree
created both hills and trenches?

Meanwhile, that same effect also causes deeper trenches to form.

Or in other words, better watch where you step!

There's nothing flat about slogging in a water-filled swamp.

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