alluvial valley

alluvial valley

[ə′lüv·ē·əl ′val·ē]
(geology)
A valley filled with a stream deposit.
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The hardwood ecosystem of the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley is one of the most important on the North American continent.
To date, GreenTrees and its landowners have planted over 36 million trees on nearly 100,000 acres along the Mississippi Alluvial Valley.
According to the geologist Hal McClure, the Empty Quarter was an alluvial valley created during the Paleocene epoch over 65 million years ago and the sand dunes were formed during dry periods at the end of the Pleistocene some 2 million years ago.
Rice farms in the Mississippi alluvial valley provide 70 percent of all food for wintering dabbling ducks; 60 percent in central California and 35 percent in the Gulf Coast region.
But more broadly speaking, and for the purposes of this article, the Delta refers to the entire Mississippi Alluvial Valley.
The Walton Family Foundation's gift of $188,075 will protect parts of the Mississippi River and the Mississippi Alluvial Valley.
Known as the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley, the region was once covered in dense forests, but now supports less than 20 percent of its original 22 million forested acres.
The settlements themselves lie, as one would expect, near the banks of the river and on the higher terraces, taking advantage of the agricultural potential of the alluvial valley as well as the accessibility of herding and hunting on the adjacent steppe.
2001), including Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca), Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus), and Buffbreasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis) in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley and Great Lakes region.
The Mississippi Alluvial Valley, which covers parts of seven States from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the mouth of the Mississippi River, was once a 9.
Geological investigation of the alluvial valley of the lower Mississippi River.
Huffstatler has been instrumental in the development and implementation of wetland conservation programs designed to reverse wetland losses and restore important hydrological aspects of converted wetlands in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley.