This is the critical areas map shows land cover and features wetlands. The wetlands shown comprise federal, state, and local agencies most inclusive inventory of wetlands. Wetlands are those areas that are inundated or saturated by surface or ground water at a frequency and duration sufficient to support, and that under normal circumstances, do support a prevalence of vegetation typically adapted for life in saturated soil conditions. Swamps, fresh, and saltwater marshes, bogs, and some meadows are examples of wetlands. Some riparian areas adjacent to streams are also wetlands.