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a flat resulting from repeated deposits of alluvial material by running water

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Rajan Pur District consists of alluvial plain in the east and mountain range in the west.
predominantly silt-sized sediment formed by accumulations of wind-blown dust [32] from the late Pleistocene with mounds and low alluvial plains that are a result of more recent unconsolidation and aggradation.
tessellata south of the western Karakoram Range (Hindu Kush-Karakoram mountains) and the Indus River alluvial plains.
Additionally, the alluvial plains are flanked by tidal mud-flats surrounding the khawrs (lagoons) providing wading birds with essential food and where they rest during their winter migration.
The drilling is designed to test the extensive alluvial plains which may cover buried CID material which were found by Warwick Resources Ltd (now part of Atlas Iron Ltd (ASX:AGO)) The CID may have been sourced from Hamersley Basins sediments just to the north of the tenements.
The soils have developed on different physiographic units including alluvial plains, piedmont plains, plateaux, and lowlands.
They present a complex hydrographic network of rivers originating from the surrounding scarps, running through narrow alluvial plains subject to seasonal floods with permanent flooded areas.
Shelyag-Sosonko & Solomakha (1987) have published a new alliance--the "Artemision santonicae" (recte: Artemision santonici) which comprises communities supported by solonetz-like soils characteristic of slightly elevated habitats in alluvial plains and of the slopes of shallow depressions of the steppe zone of Ukraine.
In addition to different weather and geographic conditions from inaccessible Northern mountain ranges to the Southern alluvial plains, he explained that a fluid and very dangerous security situation made the humanitarian response difficult to plan.
A new pest of rice in Missouri: range expansion of Triops longicaudatus (Crustacea: Notostraca: Triopsidae) into the Northern Mississippi River alluvial plains.
The Europeans will also have had to review their spatial planning policies, with land use being linked more to impermeability and erosion, the restoration of natural alluvial plains, etc.
It is grown in the low, flat alluvial plains south of Los Palacios.
namely: Alluvial plains, coastal ridge sands, rolling sandy plains, the uplands, and the Obotme isolated hills (collection of hills that rise to 150 metres above sea level).
Cordaitalean (gymnosperm) forests covered the alluvial plains and basin-margin uplands, and were periodically swept by wildfires.