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a lowland alluvial area near a river
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Noun1.Bottomland - low-lying alluvial land near a riverbottomland - low-lying alluvial land near a river
land, soil, ground - material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good agricultural soil"
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The route took the riders through bottomlands and hills of Ste.
Equipped with a 24-inch ported barrel, the receiver has a Cerakote finish, while the stock and forend are covered with Mossy Oak Bottomlands camo.
1 row crop, contributed largely to the clearing of bottomlands.
Arkansas' bottomlands are dominated by white oak family, namely the overcup oak tree that handles flooding and moist soil better than other species.
After the Louisiana Purchase of 1803, however, the Mississippi Valley economy was slowly re-geared toward agriculture as white American settlers sought to take advantage of the area's rich riparian bottomlands.
A City/Region story Monday incorrectly stated that up to four large events a year could take place in just one section of the park, the "north bottomlands."
When temperatures dipped below -8[degrees] C, deer on both study areas moved to hill-edged bottomlands that reduced wind (Piatt area) or to habitats with dense overhead cover (both areas) such as conifer plantations or deciduous types with a dense understory.
Today, in Michigan, it is a felony to remove or disturb any artifacts from state bottomlands. Those caught doing so without a state-issued permit face serious penalties, including seizure of property--boats, vehicles, equipment--used in the commission of the crime, up to two years in prison, and stiff fines.
It is also found in aspen parklands and deciduous river bottomlands within the central and northern Great Plains, and in mixed deciduous riparian corridors, river valley bottomlands, and lower foothills of the northern Rocky Mountain regions from South Dakota and Wyoming to southeastern British Columbia, including the Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands.
Some of the hardwood species sampled grow mainly in the bottomlands, which are inaccessible during wet weather; therefore, the data were collected during the summer and early fall months over several years.
A general description of runoff agriculture comprises variants such as those that are carried out in basin bottomlands, in alluvial fans and hillsides and in the beds of watercourses.