Wetlands are fed by rivers, streams, groundwater, and even glacial melt. Here, groundwater seeps into a huge wetland near Ejin Qi, China. This part of Inner Mongolia also has deserts and grasslands.

Photograph by Kavin Ho, MyShot
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