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Fen

A unit of length in China approximately equivalent to 3.33 millimeters.
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The Manea Fen community was established in January 1839 by William Hodson, a local Cambridgeshire landowner.
On Anglesey, our largest fen site is the main source of drinking water on the island and Welsh Water spends a lot of money taking the brown out.
agricultural operations on nearly all sides of the fen, road and roadside ditching for draining, and ditching of the actual fen in the past.
Sunila said she had looked for a play with parts for her student company of two men and four women but in the end chose Fen, which has 21 characters.
Society chief executive Graham Wynne said: "We have made a start, lost fens have been recreated, with benefits for rare nesting birds such as bitterns.
The contemporary fens are characterized by hummock and hollow surface relief (Fig.
ENVIRONMENTALISTS waging war on plans to run a motorway through one of Ireland's most precious natural fens have pledged to put their full resources into a battle against the plans.
The most readily testable predictions (numbers 1, 2, 4, and 5) were evaluated by comparing species-richness and community-composition patterns within two northeastern Iowa refugia: algific talus slopes (paleorefugia) and fens (neorefugia).
However, there are few definitive studies that explain how fens are recharged or clearly illustrate the total hydrogeologic picture, according to Janet DiMaggio, a senior hydrogeologist with WDNR.
FENS gives people 24-hour access to the latest information about the business, via our computer network, to use locally in whatever way they want.