river bottom

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Noun1.river bottom - a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a riverriver bottom - a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a river
bed, bottom - a depression forming the ground under a body of water; "he searched for treasure on the ocean bed"
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His misses at so short a distance were practically non-existent, nor would he have missed this time but for an accident occurring at the very instant that his finger tightened upon the trigger--an accident to which Meriem owed her life--the providential presence of a water-logged tree trunk, one end of which was embedded in the mud of the river bottom and the other end of which floated just beneath the surface where the prow of Malbihn's canoe ran upon it as he fired.
Tarzan had almost reached the point where the trail debouched upon the open river bottom when he saw a family of lions approaching along the path from the direction of the river.
The Big and Little Salmon rivers were throwing mush-ice into the main river as they passed, and, below the riffles, anchor- ice arose from the river bottom and coated the surface with crystal scum.
As they proceeded up the river, they began to encounter dredges at work, biting out mouthfuls of the sandy river bottom and heaping it on top of the huge levees.
Be all this as it may: the course of our party of bee hunters is to make a wide circuit through the woody river bottoms, and the patches of forest on the prairies, marking, as they go out, every tree in which they have detected a hive.
The river bottom was graded, water was diverted to power stations, and five dams were constructed for logging transport.
At the farmers' market, you will find Braune Farms Fresh Produce, Trinity Ranch, Eazy E Farms, River Bottom Farms, Goatilicious LLC, Holdman Honey, Farm to Juice, Pop'topia, Gold Star Kettle Corn, JD's Chili Parlor, Lone Star Hot Dogs, Mise Co., The Golden Pineapple Island Fusions, Buddha's Brew Kombucha, We Be JAM'N, Lil' Red's Boiled Peanuts, Texas Olive Ranch, Soapzees, Uwe's Bakery & Deli, Gruene Witch Apothecary, SANO Nursery, Hemp360, Organic Chix as well as many more great vendors at Freiheit Village Farmers Market located at 2032 Central Plaza, New Braunfels, TX 78130, every Wednesday, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm through December 18, 2019.
For the second consecutive evening, he was able to watch an enormous Kansas buck, along with a "hot" doe, pick his way through Kyle's grandfather's Saline County property and into a nearby river bottom just across the road from his viewing point.
No doubt the lush river bottom we hunted was overflowing with the scent of valley quail, but I'd never seen her break with such anxiety.
River Bottom Bucks--a fair-chase, bowhunting-only outfitter in Coles County, 111.--is just such a place, thanks to a combination of prime deer habitat, extremely limited hunting pressure and an unquestioned commitment to providing a quality client experience.
Found in small groups and large patches here and there on the river bottom, the western pearlshell calls the Willamette home, too.