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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The coastal plain of this pristine refuge is home to so much wildlife that it has been called the Serengeti of the United States.
The legislation considered before the committee today would authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish and administer an oil and gas program in the Coastal Plain within the refuge.
As early as Thursday, with Zinke and the rest of the administration cheering from the sidelines, the Senate could vote on opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's oil-rich coastal plain for drilling.
Congress has introduced twin bills in the House and Senate to designate the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness.
He addresses various relevant topics: the water quality in the coastal plain between Bunbury and Busselton and the Donnelly and Vasse Rivers; land repair after the clearing of much of the land in the region; the effects of rural and urban salinity in Kataning and Wagin; and the effects of settlement on the forests.
5 million-acre coastal plain to drilling in the past.
Tomasello Winery in Hammonton hosted a reception May 7 to launch Coeur d'Est, a red wine blend that growers and winemakers in southern New Jersey hope will become the signature wine for the Outer Coastal Plain AVA.
Wildflowers & grasses of Virginia's coastal plain.
Wadi Duwaini is the last tributary to join Wadi Safad, from the south, before the latter proceeds roughly northwards to emerge onto the coastal plain at the town of Qidfa.
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).

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