coastal plain

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Noun1.coastal plain - a plain adjacent to a coastcoastal plain - a plain adjacent to a coast    
dry land, ground, solid ground, terra firma, earth, land - the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the ground"
tidewater - low-lying coastal land drained by tidal streams
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Black sand is found in many areas in Egypt, such as the coastal plain on both sides of Rashid and Damietta sub-districts, east of Bugaz, Borouloslake, and the coastal plain extending from the east of Lake Bardawil to the city of al-Arish in northern Sinai.
HYDERABAD -- A Cessna 172 aircraft, being flown by two trainee pilots of Pakistan International Airlines, averted an accident after the pilots managed to land the plane in emergency on a coastal plain in Keti Bunder area of Thatta district on Friday.
The park will feature Taiwan flora and fauna from around the island, providing visitors the chance to experience the biodiversity of a mountaintop and a coastal plain in the same trip, announced the Taichung City Gov.
The coastal plain of this pristine refuge is home to so much wildlife that it has been called the Serengeti of the United States.
As early as Thursday, with Zinke and the rest of the administration cheering from the sidelines, the Senate could vote on opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's oil-rich coastal plain for drilling.
Congress has introduced twin bills in the House and Senate to designate the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness.
Congress has tried and failed repeatedly to get legislation to open up the 1.5 million-acre coastal plain to drilling in the past.
To unveil typical patterns of the diurnal and annual cycle along the climatic gradient from the coast to the mountains, average daily zonal gradients of potential temperature, specific humidity, and sea level pressure were calculated for the coastal plain and the whole transect including the mountain stations.
Hammondton, N.J.--Tomasello Winery in Hammonton hosted a reception May 7 to launch Coeur d'Est, a red wine blend that growers and winemakers in southern New Jersey hope will become the signature wine for the Outer Coastal Plain AVA.
Wildflowers & grasses of Virginia's coastal plain.
The inscription was on a large rock in the middle of the col dividing the upper (eastern) end of Wadi Duwaini from the steep hillside running down to the coastal plain, just north of the Port of Fujairah, where an oil refinery and several oil storage tank farms are now located.

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