river plain

river plain

[′riv·ər ‚plān]
(geology)
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The eastern Snake River Plain aquifer provides the areas primary source of drinking water, irrigation for 1 million acres of farmland and water for the states aquaculture industry.
Red Foxes began appearing in the Idaho portion of the Snake River Plain about 1960 (Fichter and Williams 1967).
These eruptions left a trail along the Snake River Plain as the North American Plate moved westward over the hot spot, at the rate of slightly less than two inches per decade.
Their topics include the utility of geological and pedalogical models in designing geothermal heat pump systems, characterizing flooded abandoned mines in Ohio as a low-temperature geothermal resource, an evaluation of a discrete-depth heat dissipation test for the thermal characterization of the subsurface, the physical modeling of coupled heat transfer and water flow in soil-borehole thermal energy storage systems in the vadose zone, and the stochastic exploration and geologic context of enhanced geothermal system viability on the Snake River Plain in Idaho.
River plain and terraces: non calcareous loamy soil properties 2.
That support was contingent on the Energy Department complying with the 1995 accord, which had ordered it to remove from the state nuclear waste materials stored at Idaho National Lab to reduce impacts on the Snake River Plain aquifer, which supplies drinking water to tens of thousands of Idaho residents.
The majority of the water supply originates in mountains on the north and east sides of the Eastern Snake River plain, including the southern portion of Yellowstone National Park.
Corn Belt, parts of Western Europe, the Nile Valley, the Ganges River Plain and Eastern China--would produce more food calories while limiting carbon loss relative to expansion in other parts of the world.
Between 2002 and 2008, more than 26 cubic miles of groundwater disappeared from the Indus River plain aquifer.
Geologic field trips to the basin and range, Rocky Mountains, Snake River plain, and terranes of the U.
Animosity between majority Burmese and ethnic minorities in the hilly borderlands that form a horseshoe around the central Irrawaddy river plain goes back centuries.