alluvial plain

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Noun1.alluvial plain - a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running water
flat - a level tract of land; "the salt flats of Utah"
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The alluvial plains on the side appeared fertile, and it is supposed that they are well adapted to the growth of corn.
At the end of the levee we left the mules and went in a sailboat across an arm of the Nile or an overflow, and landed where the sands of the Great Sahara left their embankment, as straight as a wall, along the verge of the alluvial plain of the river.
To the rest of the country, the north is a gargantuan estate of mountainous terrains and alluvial plains. Its famous sunsets and Spanish-colonial landmarks draw in the occasional backpackers.
In Pakistan, alluvial plains of Indus Basin covers approximately 25% of land area while in India Basin includes only 9.8% of total geographical area of country.
This area is dominated by alluvial plains, depressions, and lakes, while its south and southwest areas are mainly of hilly and mountainous terrain.
He said the Almighty Allah has gifted Pakistan with abundant water resources with water flowing down the Himalayas and Karakoram heights from the world's largest glaciers, a free and unique bounty of nature for this land of alluvial plains.
The landscape is determined through human interaction in terms of deforestation and soil erosion, but it is also historically determining, in that natural features--mountainous massifs to volcanic peaks, alluvial plains to lakes, pools, rivers and springs invite human settlement and engagement of particular kinds.
Gomti River is under 'assault' at various points of its journey as it meanders through the 940-kilometre stretch of rich alluvial plains of Uttar Pradesh.
Pleistocene-Holocene Sakhi Sarwar Group represents Dada (conglomerate) and Sakhi Sarwar (clays, sandstone and conglomerates) formations; alluvial terraces, fans and alluvial plains. The economic geology of Kaha-Harand section of Mari anticline represents many economic commodities.
miles (1,772 km2) mainly on the left bank of the Ravi River which flows through a flat alluvial plain. The rapid increase in the urban population has resulted in the city spreading to the left bank and the lower alluvial plains.
The pecan tree is a native tree of bottomlands and alluvial plains. It is a kind of hickory that can grow more than 100 feet tall and live for 300 years.