river bottom


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river bottom

[′riv·ər ‚bäd·əm]
(geology)
The low-lying alluvial land along a river. Also known as river flat.
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Meanwhile, Blair placed my fellow clients--New York bowhunters Nick Nesbitt and Dan Ingersoll--in a pair of stands on opposites ends of a-pine grove that serves as a prime travel corridor between a nearby food plot and thick bedding areas along the river bottom.
After a time, the little mussels drop off the fish gills, and if still lucky, end up on the river bottom to filter and grow.
This is an abuse of eminent domain - our federal constitution and our state constitution never intended for it to be used in this way," said Kathleen Hubbard, a board member of the Brazos River Bottom Alliance.
The survey team can create a three-dimensional representation of the river bottom with its modern sonar and global positioning satellite surveying equipment.
With just claw scratches on the river bottom to go with, Persons says the exact identity of the paddling dinosaur can't be determined, but he suspects it could have been an early tyrannosaur or a Sinocalliopteryx.
Their land is located along the Missouri River Bottom and the grave of their chief 'Struck by the Ree' is located in Greenwood.
The potential impacts of pore water contamination extend far beyond the river bottom, he explains, because "this is where the biological food chain begins, so any bioaccumulation of toxins will start here.
Steinhatchee offers several deep, close-in, rocky stretches of river bottom.
Rescuers in central Vietnam pulled nine bodies, including those of three children, from a bus winched off a river bottom and dragged to shore on Thursday, three days after the vehicle was swept off the road by floods in the province of Ha Tinh.
A former mill in the area deposited heavy metals into the river and the state Department of Environmental Protection has mandated the cleanup of the river bottom.
to where a path descends to ease him zigzag to the river bottom.
The first instance of recovery occurred in 2005, when Dennis Watters, of Moro, Illinois, a fisherman experimenting with the new technology on the Mississippi River near Alton, Illinois, discovered a car on the river bottom.