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Table 6 Nominal and numerical protection value granted by law to different types of wetlands

From: Legal protection assessment of different inland wetlands in Chile

Nominal value Rate Real protection number value Type of wetland
Low protection ≤87 1 Brackish Andean lakes
High-altitude Andean peatlands
Swamp forests
Intermediate protection 88–102 2 Permanent freshwater marshes and swamps
High protection ≥103 3 Rivers and lagoons