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Definition of the noun alluvial plain

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noun

  1. a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running water
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • synonym of alluvial plain: alluvial flat
    • more generic word: flat = a level tract of land

Alternative definition of the noun alluvial plain

noun

  1. A plain formed by the deposition of sediment from the periodic flooding of a river.

Explanation

Alluvial plain: An alluvial plain is a largely 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 smaller area over which the rivers flood at a particular period of time, whereas the alluvial plain is the larger area representing the region over which the floodplains have shifted over geological time.

  • also known as 冲积平原

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Louisiana (1999)

by Nancy Capace

NATURAL SETTING Louisiana lies wholly within the Gulf Coastal Plain; it is the only State that extends in part over three major sections of that physiographic province: the East Gulf Coastal Plain, the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, and the West ...

Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson

alluvial plain A plain produced by deposition of alluvium; e.g. a delta plain, flood plain, alluvial fan, or bajada. alluviation (al-lu-vi-a'-tion) The 15 alpha quartz deposition of alluvium along stream courses; aggradation. Also, the ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alluvial plain, a flat area (e.g., a flood plain) produced by deposits of alluvium. allowable use. the amount of usage ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography, Second Edition (2007)

by F. J. Monkhouse

Alluvial plain alluvial terrace Following REJUVENATION a river cuts down its channel, leaving at a higher level portions of an A. FLAT, which may be paired on either side as terraces. Some authorities regard a. t.'s as syn. with river t.

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2013)

by Chris Park, Michael Allaby

alluvial plain See FLOODPLAIN. alluvial river A river that flows through *alluvium, that it can move and refashion, ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment (2016)

by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith

Alluvial Plain A large flat area of alluvium. Although it includes floodplains, the preferred use of the term is to describe former floodplains where there is no recent accumulation of sediment. Alluvial Soil A soil developed from recently deposited ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms (2010)

by Eric Bird

From Ponce eastward, the coast is a low-lying alluvial plain. There are almost continuous beaches, interrupted by short sectors of mangroves, eroding alluvial plain and rock riprap placed to counter severe erosion. The beach sediment is ...

Google previewDARE's Dictionary of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (2003)

by A.M.O. Mohamed, D. Chenaf, S. El-Shahed

Alluvial plain: A fiât area built up of alluvium. Alluvial soil: A général term for those soils developed on a fairly récent alluvium. aluminosilicate qui a une structure amorphe ou pauvrement cristalline et est généralement rencontré dans les sols ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)

by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian

Streams draining the Cordilleran highlands flowed across the Two Medicine alluvial plain toward the sea. These streams were relatively shallow, and they were not very sinuous. Calcareous soils developed between stream channels, and ...

Google previewDictionary of Environment and Ecology (2009)

Over 7,000 Terms Clearly Defined by Peter Collin

Also called alluvial plain alluvialminingalluvial mining noun the extraction of minerals from alluvial deposits, e.g. panning for gold alluvialplainalluvial plain noun same as alluvial flat alluvialsoilalluvial soil noun same as alluvial deposit ...

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