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The origin of the fresh-water ponds of the Fenland of eastern England is one of the problems of postglacial stratigraphy. Examination of a section indicates that they were formed in the course of the Upper Silt transgression, ponding resulting from raised banks of silt along tidal waterways. The meres are similar in age and formation to the Norfolk Broads.