delta plain

delta plain

[′del·tə ‚plān]
(geology)
A plain formed by deposition of silt at the mouth of a stream or by overflow along the lower stream courses.
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The Lithofacies associations include channel facies association (CHA), floodplain facies associations (FPA), Debris flow facies associations (DBFA) delta plain facies associations (DPA), delta front facies associations (DFA), pro-delta facies associations (PDA), lacustrine facies associations (LAA), turbidites facies associations (TUA).
Delta plain subfacies were not found in the study area and the exact distribution of delta plain subfacies remains yet unclear.
In granular aquifers, the occurrence of groundwater with high concentrations of As in West River and North River Delta plain was more frequent than that in East River Delta plain.
The low-lying delta plain is only about 1 metre above present sea level.
Flood risk of natural and embanked landscapes on the Ganges-Brahmaputra tidal delta plain. Nat Clim Change 5(2):153-157 (2015); doi:10.1038/nclimate2472.
The delta plain is very low (<1.5 m above sea level, the relief gradient along the delta plain 0.2-0.25 m [km.sup.-1]), with the average decline at the lower course of the river about 0.15 m [km.sup.-1].
The best source of Jute in the world is the Bengal Delta Plain which is under Bangladesh and India territories.
A peak daily water level of 2.5 m above Canadian Gravimetric Geoid at Reindeer Channel exceeds maximum elevations of the outer delta plain and suggests that the surge inundated most alluvial terrain within 20 to 30 km of the coast.
Map and cross-section perspectives are used to explore aspects of the subaerial delta plain, distributary channels and mouth bars, as well as the delta front and prodelta components.
The Arlington Archosaur Site preserves a diverse coastal ecosystem within the interbedded coals, mudstones and sand lenses of a delta plain environment.
Bangladesh lies in a vast fertile delta plain fed by three of the largest rivers in the world, the Ganges, the Brahmaputra, and the Meghna.
The Mississippi River's delta plain, for example, includes the lacy "toe" of southern Louisiana.