coastal plain


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a plain adjacent to a coast

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The Comprehensive Conservation Plan recommends wilderness designation of three Wilderness Study Areas, the Coastal Plain along the Beaufort Sea, the Western Brooks Range and the Porcupine Plateau, encompassing nearly all non-wilderness lands inside the refuge.
Stroke rates were higher in counties where soil depth to water table was between 20 and 59 inches, which is often the case for shallow water tables in the Coastal Plain.
This pattern of invasion, proceeding from the Upper Coastal Plain to the Lower Coastal Plain and finally to the Piedmont is reinforced by published county distribution maps.
It is now estimated that the Iron Age population on the coastal plain was between 12,000 and 20,000, who had farmed the area for centuries.
When the Arctic refuge was established in 1980 as part of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, opposition from the oil industry led Congress to designate the refuge's coastal plain as a study area for oil and gas potential.
Consequently, studies are focused on extracting the global sea-level signal that is locked in the sedimentary record of the coastal plain, shelf, and slope in key regions of the world.
Earlier in his career he served for 20 years on the Auburn University faculty before moving to Georgia as associate director for the Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station and resident director of the Coastal Plain Experiment Station.
JUNEAU, Alaska -- President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.
Tomasello Winery's brands include the Palmaris Outer Coastal Plain Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, the Tomasello Fruit Wine Portfolio and the fast growing Fruit Wine Moscatos.
Contract award: water-coast-clean - support project management for the development of an operational program for the relocation of assets and activities threatened by coastal hazards on the coastal plain belt - open tender.
The Coastal Plain appointee is David Clack, Sampson County, finance officer.
The section on the River Jordan includes the Sea of Galilee and Qumran; that on the hill country displays Mount Tabor, Jerusalem, and others; a final section looks at such areas of the coastal plain as Gaza and the Philistines and Caesarea Maritima.
The length of juvenility ranges from 5 to 8 years in the Atlantic Coastal Plain to 9 to 11 years in the Piedmont (Clark and Saucier 1989).
PROPOSALS for wind turbines arching up to 450ft across the Sefton coastal plain on land between Formby, Lydiate and Ince Blundell, should be scrapped before a formal planning application even gets off the ground.
OmanAAEs most extensive coastal plain is the Batinah, a relatively narrow strip of land between the Al Hajar Mountains and the Gulf of Oman, it is also the area where most
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