piedmont plain

piedmont plain

[′pēd‚mänt ¦plān]
(geology)
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Hilly sand plain occurs at the foot of the Sur Ghar hills and is separated from the piedmont plain by the Paharpur canal [22].
The hydro- geological results assessments reveal that the central part of the piedmont plain consists of sand layers with alternate clay deposit.
Soil temperature Physiographic regime unit 1 Mesic Piedmont plain 2 Aquic Lowland 3 Mesic Piedmont plain 4 Thermic Plateau 5 Thermic Plateau 6 Mesic Piedmont plain 7 Mesic Plateau 8 Thermic Piedmont plain 9 Thermic Plateau 10 Aquic Lowland 11 Hyperthermic Plateau 12 Hyperthermic Lowland 13 Mesic Piedmont plain 14 Thennic Piedmont plain 15 Hyperthermic Piedmont plain 16 Hyperthermic Lowland 17 Thermic Plateau 18 Hyperthermic Alluvial plain 19 Hyperthermic Alluvial plain 20 Hyperthermic Lowland 21 Thermic Plateau 22 Thermic Piedmont plain 23 Mesic Piedmont plain 24 Thennic Piedmont plain Table 2.
The soils have developed on different physiographic units including alluvial plains, piedmont plains, plateaux, and lowlands.
Soil geomorphological units observed in the study area were recent alluvial fans in the foothills of Marwat Range, recent piedmont plain characterized by sandy outwash derived from Bhittani and Marwat Ranges in north-northwest, and from Cretaceous shales of Sulaiman Range in the west.
Soil drainage varies from excessively drained in the recent piedmont plains to moderately drained in other units.
The region, sometimes referred to as the Piedmont Plain, extends from southeastern Pennsylvania south through Maryland and Virginia into northern North Carolina.
Piedmont Plain (VLIp): land higher than 250 m (820 ft) above sea level, making up the distal and proximal piedmont of the hill system.
Physiographic region Lower Upper Hilly Coastal Coastal Coastal Control treatment Plain Plain Piedmont Plain DBH (in) None 6.
Studied profiles from east to the west of the plain in Physiographies of gravelly collu- alluvial fans, piedmont plains, flood plains, and low lands.
In the studies, four profiles studied along piedmont plains.
Loess sediments are typical of the piedmont plains of central Asia.

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