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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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.
The alluvial plains on the side appeared fertile, and it is supposed that they are well adapted to the growth of corn.
In some parts of Jakarta, which lies in a flat alluvial plain on the island of Java, the ground has sunk nearly 9 feet in less than a decade, twice the global average for coastal metros.
Nanao, located in the southeast of Yilan County, is geologically formed by the alluvial plain of three rivers (Nanaou River, Nanao North River and Nanao South River), and the town is surrounded by high mountains on the north, west and south sides, with the east side bordering the Pacific Ocean with a 8-kilometer-long beautiful mixed sand and pebble beach.
From our rich musical, literary, and culinary heritages, we have birthed unparalleled creativity much like the Mississippi River birthed the alluvial plain that became the Delta.
Rajan Pur District consists of alluvial plain in the east and mountain range in the west.
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.
According to Wikipedia, the city lies on flat alluvial plain, reclaimed mostly from the swampy areas due to urbanization.
The physiography is dominated by various units; aeolian dune, playa basin, alluvial plain, plain and the irrigated land (Northern Floodplains Regional Planning Committee 2004).
Alluvial plain represents the runoff zone while valley belongs to discharge zone, and the denudational hills constitute the infiltration area.
The new site is just upstream from where the White River opens up into a wider alluvial plain (Tygh Valley).