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Environmental
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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.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/10170