piedmont plateau

piedmont plateau

[′pēd‚mänt pla′tō]
(geology)
A plateau lying between the mountains and the plains or the ocean.
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The pH, conductivity, and concentrations of total alkalinity, total hardness, and calcium hardness in Alabama streams tended to be lowest in the Piedmont Plateau (PP) and Coastal Plain (CP), intermediate in the Ridge and Valley (RV), Appalachian Plateau (AP), and Highland Rim fHRV and highest in the Blackland Prairie (BP).
IN CENTRAL ALABAMA AT THE junction of the coastal plains and the Piedmont Plateau, lies the swiftly growing, geographically diverse city of Auburn.
(7) is a newly described species of perennial herbaceous legume apparently endemic to rocky, open areas and adjacent open woodlands in the lower Piedmont Plateau of Georgia and South Carolina.
Allison, JR, Morris, MW, Egan, AN: A new species of Pediomelum (Fabaceae) from the lower Piedmont Plateau of Georgia and South Carolina.
He describes the Piedmont Plateau, the Tidewater, the merchants' and planters' estates, the truck farmers and rural villages that slowly became absorbed into what was becoming a city while retaining their country character, the churches that became hubs and the ability of certain areas at certain times to retain or create a unique sense of place and purpose.
The Piedmont plateau of Virginia is typical of the piedmont in the southeast in general.
This study includes sixteen first order watersheds averaging 49 acres in size in the upper Piedmont Plateau in Buckingham County, Virginia.
The highlands of Alabama consists of the following Provinces: Interior Low Plateau (Highland Rim), Appalachian Plateau (Cumberland Plateau), Ridge and Valley, and Piedmont Plateau (Figure 2).
In our area, usually on slopes and ridges with sandy soil; Cumberland Plateau, Ridge and Valley, Piedmont Plateau; infrequent; [Coastal Plain].
intermedia in Georgia extends slightly north of the Fall Line onto the Piedmont Plateau. Gut contents of the specimens revealed that crustaceans comprised 82% of the identified food items.
Rockwalls, sidewalks, and open lots; Ridge and Valley, Piedmont Plateau; infrequent; [chiefly Coastal Plain].
Granite outcrops on the Piedmont Plateau; rare; very rarely sandstone outcrops on the Cumberland Plateau.

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