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  • Across, also belongs to this group. It grows in the backwaters of the Amazon, often covering the surface for miles; the seeds are eaten under the name water maize.
  • South of Cochin, situated on a strip of coast between the sea and one of those backwaters that here form the chief means of inland communication.
  • On the west a series of small lakes and backwaters receives water from the Juba during the rains.
  • Between Lechlade and Oxford the main channel sends off many narrow branches; the waters of the Windrush are similarly distributed, and the branches in the neighbourhood of Oxford form the picturesque "backwaters" which only light pleasure boats can penetrate.
  • Adjoining the lower Tana are many backwaters, which seem to show that the course has been subject to great changes.

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