river flat

river flat

[′riv·ər ‚flat]
(geology)
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The Plenty River flat close to our school and next to one of these orchards is said to be where John Batman signed the 'infamous' treaty with the local traditional owners of the land.
Imonen said his idea of the Native American fishing net, with the poles representing sticks pushing out of a muddy river flat, is a metaphor that expresses the city's long-term investment in restoring the Delta Ponds wetlands and fish passage and their connection to the nearby Willamette River.
It's an easy place to cross to the north, so they would gather in this river flat, have their family gathering, do their trading, and visit.
An inspection of survey maps of the area reveals that Ah Chee, despite having been granted a cultivation licence in 1866, only formally took possession of a section of the river flat in 1874.
Ian Webb, in Blood Sweat and Irons, states that stockades were constructed on the river flat adjacent to the ferry and on Devine's Hill, on the northern ascent from the river, in September and November 1830.
Glacially-fed Eagle River flows through Eagle River Flats, a 866 ha estuarine marsh on Joint-Base Elmendorf-Richardson, before emptying into Eagle Bay.
624 model) chokes some time back, and already sent a sizable number of ducks and geese splashing into the decoys and snow banks on the big Missouri River flats.
Visit Hastings River Flats and Colville City Park or go to the Science Museum of Minnesota to near about the latest sightings.
Shallows north and south of Sebastian Inlet can be exceptional, as well as the Banana River flats around Patrick AFB, plus the No Motor Zone in the Banana River in Central Brevard County.
The landscape of Interior Alaska is dominated by high mountain ranges and wide river flats.
The port area is situated on river flats fronting a wide river approximately 10km from the river mouth to the Gulf of Boni.
In 1991 the US Army conducted a study into birds that had died at an army firing range called Eagle River Flats, near Fort Richardson, Alaska.