For a few selected sites more detailed maps of wetlands have been assembled – including a peat map for Indonesia, and a wetland map of the Okavango Delta in Botswana (both with approximate scales of 1:250 000). In this section these two regions are used to illustrate the results of global mapping at a regional scale.
Indonesian peatlands cover approximately 200 000 km², or 10% of the Indonesian land surface. Figures 27 to 32 illustrate some of the global data sets presented and generated for southeast Kalimantan.
The Okavango inland delta in Botswana covers approximately 15 000 km², with peat...