coastal plain


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Noun1.coastal plain - a plain adjacent to a coastcoastal plain - a plain adjacent to a coast    
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
tidewater - low-lying coastal land drained by tidal streams
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5 million-acre coastal plain to drilling in the past.
28 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including the coastal plain, be designated as Wilderness C the highest level of protection for public lands.
The planting of seedlings endemic to the Swan Coastal Plain will transform what is currently a construction site into a vibrant wetland, Mr Jacob said.
Wildflowers & grasses of Virginia's coastal plain.
Keywords: Georgia geology, Appalachian geology, Piedmont geology, Coastal Plain geology, Blue Ridge geology
The permit is needed for any operation in a 15-county area of the state's coastal plain that wants to pull more than 100,000 gallons of water per day from the region's aquifers.
South Carolina counties with the highest rates of stroke--between 89 and 115 cases per 100,000 residents--are found within the Southern Coastal Plain, which "buckles" the Stroke Belt (see map).
Recent collections have documented the spontaneous occurrence of this invasive nonnative species in the Piedmont of Georgia, which has previously been known, outside of cultivation, only from the Atlantic Coastal Plain.
Study of the settlement sites has given a dramatic new insight into life in the Iron Age on the Northumberland coastal plain.
The battle over the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has become the signature environmental fight," said Chip Dennerlein, NPCA regional director for Alaska.
Land purchases in support of expanded settlements should be confined to the Esdraelon, Jezreel, and upper Jordan valleys since Palestine's coastal plain was already showing signs of over-development.
Altogether, the status review concluded that an estimated 1,600-3,000 bears occur in Florida and along the coastal plain of Georgia and southern Alabama.

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