adobe flats

adobe flats

[ə′dō·bē ′flats]
(geology)
Broad flats that are floored with sandy clay and have been formed from sheet floods.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ken Wilkerson; ADOBE FLATS; Darvey Raignes Publishers (Fiction: Short Stories) 14.00 ISBN: 9780615806983
"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. It's as if Wilkerson has struck his tuning fork against boulders, capturing the subtle vibrations of life in the Badlands of the California desert.