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.
A weak southerly wind prevailed over the piedmont plain in the BTH region in January 2013.
Orographic wind convergence zones resulted in the pollution accumulation in the piedmont plain and restrained the diffusion of pollutions; as a result, severe regional haze pollution developed.
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.
Alfisols (soils 3, 6, and 23) developed on piedmont plains released the greatest amounts of K (mean 246 mg/kg).
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.
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 6.2 7.1 6.9 6.9 Woody 6.7 7.4 7.6 7.3 Herbaceous 6.8 7.4 7.0 7.2 Woody+Herbaceous 6.8 8.0 8.2 7.7 Total height (ft) None 42 51 46 43 Woody 48 51 48 45 Herbaceous 47 54 48 46 Woody+Herbaceous 47 56 52 49 Table 2.
Studied profiles from east to the west of the plain in Physiographies of gravelly collu- alluvial fans, piedmont plains, flood plains, and low lands.
Loess sediments are typical of the piedmont plains of central Asia.

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