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a lowland alluvial area near a river


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Noun1.Bottomland - low-lying alluvial land near a riverbottomland - low-lying alluvial land near a river
land, soil, ground - material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"
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Imagine my dismay to learn Lane County Parks is desperate to convert Buford Park's north bottomlands into a similar high-traffic, high-intensity entertainment venue, despite the community having Matt Knight Arena and Cuthbert Amphitheater for such purposes.
Price) Watercraft; marinas; dredging material from Great Lakes bottomlands determined to be largely sand; revise permit fee.
Bottomlands support some of the highest bird densities in the southeastern U.
It is also found in aspen parklands and deciduous river bottomlands within the central and northern Great Plains, and in mixed deciduous riparian corridors, river valley bottomlands, and lower foothills of the northern Rocky Mountain regions from South Dakota and Wyoming to southeastern British Columbia, including the Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands.
Enter Hancock A Missouri-born dentist who made his home in Stuttgart, Hancock loved hunting and fishing in the bottomlands of the Big Woods and intuitively understood the natural connections that would be lost if channelization proceeded.
Some of the hardwood species sampled grow mainly in the bottomlands, which are inaccessible during wet weather; therefore, the data were collected during the summer and early fall months over several years.
Research was conducted on the Union County Conservation Area (UCCA), a wildlife refuge located in the Lower Mississippi River bottomlands division in southwest Illinois (UTM Zone 16 4140000N, 290000E).
This was substantially lower than ANPP estimated at the same time at two other unrestricted bottomlands upriver (but still below the reservoir) that averaged 1290 g [m.
the Central Till Plain, Southwestern Lowlands, and Southern Bottomlands (Homoya et al.
All I do know is Cuz and his video camera have shadowed me on deer hunts from Southern bottomlands to the north woods of Michigan and the Texas brush country.
As if taunting the heavens, local Sacramento politicians have insanely allowed developers to construct thousands of residences on the bottomlands of flood plains.
Over the years much of these "big woods" of legend have been reduced to the not-so-big as accessible timber fell to the sawyers and bottomlands were cleared and plowed for rice and soybean fields.