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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.
PAKISTAN IS endowed with abundant water resources, with water flowing down the Himalayas and Karakorum heights, from the world's largest glaciers, a free and unique bounty of nature for this land of alluvial plains. Earth's total surface area (29.9% of its land area) it hosts 60% of the world's current human population, but only about 36 percent of the renewable fresh water.
God has blessed Pakistan with abandoned water resources, water flowing down the Himalayas and Karakorum heights, from the world's largest glaciers, a free and unique bounty of nature for this land of alluvial plains. As a result of this natural resource, today we have the world's marvelous and the largest irrigation system that irrigates over 16 million hectors of land, out of 34 million hectors of cultivable land available.
An extensive series of low angle bahadas, (alluvial plains formed along the mountain front as a result of the lateral growth and coalescence of adjacent alluvial fans), extend out between 10 and 16 km from the front of the Hajar Mountains across the Mleiha-Madam plain.
tessellata south of the western Karakoram Range (Hindu Kush-Karakoram mountains) and the Indus River alluvial plains. Thirdly, we diagnose another semi-aquatic snake, Xenochrophis piscator, which may be confused for the dice snake.
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 hundred thirty species have so far been recorded in the area, of which seagulls and tern are the most numerous.
Lifting 142 million people - crammed within 147,000 square kilometres of low-lying alluvial plains that translates to a population density of 965 per square kilometres - out of poverty is not easy.
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.