alluvial plain

alluvial plain
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  • Alluvial plain — An alluvial plain is a relatively flat landform created by the deposition of sediment over a long period of time by one or more rivers coming from highland regions, from which alluvial soil forms. A floodplain is part of the process, being the… …   Wikipedia

  • alluvial plain — noun a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running water • Syn: ↑alluvial flat • Hypernyms: ↑flat * * * noun 1. : a level or gently sloping flat or a slightly undulating land surface resulting from extensive deposition… …   Useful english dictionary

  • alluvial plain — sąnašinė lyguma statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Iš aukštutinės upės dalies paviršinio nuotėkio atneštų sąnašų susidariusi lyguma. atitikmenys: angl. alluvial plain vok. Alluvialebene, f; Aufschüttungsebene, f rus.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • alluvial plain remnant —    An erosional remnant of an alluvial plain which retains the surface form and alluvial deposits of its origin but was not emplaced by, and commonly does not grade to a present day stream or drainage network.    Compare: alluvial plain,… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • alluvial plain —     a) A large assemblage of fluvial landforms (braided streams, terraces, etc.,) that form low gradient, regional ramps along the flanks of mountains and extend great distances from their sources (e.g., High Plains of North America.    SW.… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • alluvial plain — /əluviəl ˈpleɪn/ (say uhloohveeuhl playn) noun a river flood plain with a surface covered by alluvial deposits …  

  • alluvial plain — noun A plain formed by the deposition of sediment from the periodic flooding of a river. Syn: floodplain …   Wiktionary

  • alluvial plain —    A plain formed by the deposition of water borne sediments [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • alluvial plain — a level or gently sloping surface formed of sediments laid down by streams, generally during flooding. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mississippi Alluvial Plain —   Mississippi Delta …   Wikipedia

  • Plain — s.Plains occur as lowlands and at the bottoms of valleys but also on plateaus at high elevations. They may have been formed from flowing lava, deposited by water, ice or wind, or formed by erosion by these agents from hills and mountains.Plains… …   Wikipedia

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