alluvial slope

alluvial slope

[ə′lüv·ē·əl ′slōp]
(geology)
A surface of alluvium which slopes down from mountainsides and merges with the plain or broad valley floor.
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Our single specimen was taken on a creosote-dominated alluvial slope, where Dipodomys merriami and Peromyscus maniculatus were common, 3.
Stands of creosote (Larrea tridentata) occupy the surrounding plain and alluvial slopes.
The deer mouse seems quite localized in distribution; our four specimens were taken only on alluvial slopes covered by creosote, 3.