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Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake. The land reclaimed is known as reclamation ground or land fill. (Wikipedia)

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Land improvement
Habitat improvement
Land rehabilitation

This term is used for the following terms: 
Land reclamation
Soil reclamation

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