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alluvial plain

Definition:
A level or gently sloping tract or a slightly undulating land surface produced by extensive deposition of alluvium, usually adjacent to a river that periodically overflows its banks; it may be situated on a flood plain, a delta, or an alluvial fan. (Source: BJGEO)
broader terms
plain
Scope note:
scope note is not available
Groups:
LAND (landscape, geography)
Themes:
geography
natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
soil
Other relations:
Wikipedia article
Alluvial plain
Has close match
UMTHES: Flussmarsch
Arabic: سهل غريني
Basque: alubioi-lautada
Bulgarian: Алувиална равнина
Catalan: plana al·luvial
Chinese: 冲积平原
Croatian: aluvijalna ravnica
Czech: nížina naplaveninová
Danish: flodslette
Dutch: alluviale vlakte
English (US): alluvial plain
Estonian: alluviaaltasandik
Finnish: alluviaalitasanko
French: plaine alluviale
German: Flußmarsch
Greek: αλλουβιακή (προσχωσιγενής) πεδιάδα
Hungarian: hordalékos síkság
Irish: má ghlárach
Italian: pianura alluvionale
Latvian: aluviāls līdzenums
Lithuanian: sąnašinė lyguma
Maltese: pjanura alluvjali
Norwegian: elveslette
Polish: równina aluwialna
Portuguese: planícies aluviais
Romanian: câmpie aluvionară
Russian: аллювиальная равнина
Slovak: niva
Slovenian: aluvialna ravnica
Spanish: llanura aluvial
Swedish: alluvial slätt
Turkish: alüvyonlu arazi
Ukrainian: алювіальна рівнина
Concept URL: <http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/10170>