adobe flats

adobe flats

[ə′dō·bē ′flats]
(geology)
Broad flats that are floored with sandy clay and have been formed from sheet floods.
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At an empty table I sat and listened to the tired voices of forsaken souls seemingly trapped in a kind of post-apocalyptic American dead-end," writes Ken Wilkerson in his fantastically vivid short-story collection Adobe Flats.